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Citation: jackeens
Language: Anglo-Irish slang
References: The Nutmeg of Consolation, page 274
Meaning: talkative, pretentious fools


Now used almost exclusively as a phrase of mild contempt for Dubliners, some of whom take pride in the appellation and contrast themselves with the culchies — country bumpkins — living beyond the capital city.

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