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

Construct: Verb
Definition: To understand.
Use: You twig?
You understand?
Derivation: Possibly Irish 'Tuig' - to understand. And note 'Twig' - a divining rod for water, hence by extension 'understanding'. (Wright). And also 'Twig' - I catch your meaning, I understand (Irish 'Tuigim' - I notice). (Brewer).

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