Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
by Seán Beecher
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SMATHERS, TO MAKE OF

Construct: Verb
Definition: To defeat utterly.
Use: He made smathers of him.
He beat him in a fist fight.
Derivation: Irish 'Sme√°dar' - a heavy blow. (Dinneen). Note 'Smaadher' - to break into small pieces. (Joyce).


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