Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in Scotland or Ireland) a funeral song.
- ‘‘Oh, there'll be plenty of that… but not if you play coronachs,’ said Darien.’
Early 16th century (originally Scots, denoting the outcry of a crowd): from Scottish Gaelic corranach ( Irish coranach), from comh- together + rànach outcry.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.