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

Definition: The soles of the feet (in stockings).
Use: He was six feet two (inches) in his stockin' vamps.
He stood six feet two inches standing in his stockings i.e. without shoes.
Derivation: Vamp (corruption of meaning). And note 'Saucepan came into the kitchen in his stockin' vamps and disgraced us overright the strange woman'. (Murphy).

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