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Posted By: MartinRyan
16-Dec-09 - 02:04 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Add: Dear Old Skibbereen
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Dear Old Skibbereen
cóta mór is straightforward modern Irish for a "great coat". I don't have a 19C. Irish dictionary to hand but the usage was common by early 20 C.

Regards
p.s. both o's are long, with the accent, incidentally.