Reference Entry


Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

Published by Chambers Harrap Publishers

Published in print January 2006 |
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199916191

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Every housewife in rural Ireland kept hens, so eggs were almost always to hand. For many housewives ‘egg money’, earned

Reference Entry.  72 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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