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
SCAULD

Construct: Noun
Definition: Tea.
Use: I'll have a cup of scauld.
I'll have a cup of tea.
Derivation: Unknown, but note 'Sc√°la' - a cup, a bowl. (Dinneen). Or from the practise of 'Scalding' - pouring boiling water into the teapot before putting tea in the pot.


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