"earl of cork" Definition

  1. the ace of diamonds.—_Hibernicism._ “‘What do you mean by the Earl of Cork?’ asked Mr. Squander. ‘The ace of diamonds, your honour. It’s the worst ace, and the poorest card in the pack, and is called the EARL OF CORK, because he’s the poorest nobleman in Ireland.’”—_Carleton’s Traits and Stories of the Irish Peasantry._

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Position in the dictionary: 1137 of 4022 slang words.
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