n.— «Me segotia, or me oul’ segotia are phrases as Dublin as they come.…Mr. Paddy O’Neill…was right when he glossed it as a Dublin Fusilier’s word. Me segotia, Mr. O’Neill claimed, was originally said to children only, which is very important, as it confirms his theory that it was a corruption of some phrase like mon cher gosse, my dear child.» —by Diarmaid Ó Muirithe A Glossary of Irish Slang Mar. 4, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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