Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
by Seán Beecher
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Introduction · Acknowledgements

Construct: Noun
Definition: A blow of a fist.
Use: He got a lowry into the puss.
He was struck with the fist in the face.
Derivation: Possibly Irish 'Ladhar' - a handful. (Dinneen)
'Ladhar' - "L√°n mo ladhar - a fistful". (√ď Briain)
'Lober' (Lobra), 'Shelta' - to hit, to strike. (MacAlister)

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