DESCRIPTION: "Phadrig Crohour was a broth of a boy, and he stood six foot eight" with strong arms; "...with one blow he stretched bold O'Hanlan for ever."
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: violence death
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan8 1748, "Phadrig Crohour" (1 fragment)
NOTES: Although this sounds like a song about a murder, I suspect it is actually about boxing. - RBW
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