Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
Originally by Seán Beecher
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Construct: Verb
Definition: To strike, to beat, especially in the case of a school-teacher punishing a pupil by striking on the hands with a stick.
Use: The teacher socked me.
The teacher struck me with a stick on the hands (palms).
Derivation: 'Sock' - to strike. (Concise Oxford Dictionary).

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