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Corkonian

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Corkonian (plural Corkonians)

  1. (Ireland) somebody from Cork
    • 1916: To the sellers in the market, to the barmen and barmaids, to the beggars who importuned him for a lob Mr Dedalus told the same tale, that he was an old Corkonian, that he had been trying for thirty years to get rid of his Cork accent up in Dublin and that Peter Pickakafax beside him was his eldest son but that he was only a Dublin jackeen. - James Joyce, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Macmillan Press Ltd, paperback, 90)