waxie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the use of wax to waterproof cobblers' thread.

Noun[edit]

waxie ‎(plural waxies)

  1. (Ireland, dated, Dublin) cobbler
    • Early 1900s, Traditional, Waxies' Dargle (song)
      Says my aul' one to your aul' one "Will ye come to the Waxies' dargle?"