Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
Originally by Seán Beecher
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Construct: Noun
Definition: A hair comb.
Use: He carries a rack in his top pocket.
He carries a hair comb in his top pocket.
Derivation: Irish 'Raca' - a rack or comb. (Dinneen). 'Rack' - fixed or movable frame or wooden or metal bars (for holding fodder), hence rack. (Concise Oxford Dictionary). 'A bone', hence a comb. (Partridge).

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