- Cee-springs – description of something shaped like the alphabetical letter C
- Bohereen – narrow country lane (Irish origin)
- Horse-coping – horse dealer (as in buying and selling)
- Infantine – infantile, childish
- Benison – blessing, benediction
- Sodality morning (re: church) – friendship or association or society linked with RC church
- Matitudinal – linked with happening in the morning
- A round heel girl – promiscuous – meant to suggest that girl/guy in question is ready to lie on his/her back for further relations (!), presumably rounding his/her heels in the process….
- Cabochons (stained glass) – a round gem, highly polished
- Carocoling – a half-turn to the right or left by both rider and horse
- Hammercloth (re: carriage/horse) – the cloth which covers a coach box
- Quidnunc – a gossip or nosy person
- Victoria (type of carriage) – type of French carriage first recorded in UK in 1869, very elegant.
- Crows cawing sounding as if “the scallops had fallen”- ? couldn’t find this.
Taken from Brian Moore’s Judith Hearne, Somerville/Martin’s Some Experiences of the Irish RM, and elsewhere.