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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).

CORCAG, CORKEG, n. “Knife for gutting herring” (Cai.1 c.1930); “a small knife” (Cai.8 1934, corkeg; Cai.7 1937). [′kɔrkəg]

[Gael. corcag, dim. of corc, a knife, gully, dirk, from root gor, ger, to cut (MacBain).]

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