cockneycality

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EtymologyEdit

cockney + intrusive -c- +‎ -ality

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NounEdit

cockneycality (plural cockneycalities)

  1. (nonce word) Something characteristically cockney; a cockneyism.
    • 1834–1835: Jane Welsh Carlyle, Early Letters, page 263 (published in 1889)
      Fragments of Haddington, of Comely Bank, of Craigenputtoch interweaved with cockneycalities into a very habitable whole.

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