Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
by Seán Beecher
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Construct: Noun
Definition: A foolish person.
Use: Don't be a mug.
Don't be a fool.
Derivation: A male slave or servant, a fool, a simpleton (English Court). (Wright). 'Mug' - simpleton, gullible person, probably from Scandinavian. (Concise Oxford Dictionary).

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