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pay

The money given to someone for performing work. Anglo-Norman “paie” < Latin “pacarere”= to pacify (a creditor) < “pax”=peace

Etymology

Cork

CORK    Chorcaigh.

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  1. City in the south of Ireland, which stands where the River Lee meets the long Cork Harbour;
  2. The county of which the city is capital.
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England

orgulous

Proud or haughty. Anglo-Norman “orguil”=pride + Latin “-ous”=suffix meaning “full of” or “abounding in.”

Etymology