Cork Slang, Like A Dictionary of Cork Slang
by Seán Beecher
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Construct: Noun
Definition: Strong, big person (usually applied to a girl).
Use: She's a fine strap of a girl.
She's a fine big girl.
Derivation: Irish 'Strapaire' (cailín) - a vigorous well-built girl. (Dinneen). Also English 'Strap' - big, lusty, tall. (Concise Oxford Dictionary).

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