drink to the dregs - to drink to the thick and turbid sediment

kink - a mental twist + king.

wurst = worst + Wurst (ger) - sausage + County Westmeath.

County Carlow

chump - dupe, fool; munch, champ

scullion - a domestic servant of the lowest rank in a household who performed the menial offices of the kitchen; hence, a person of the lowest order, esp. as an abusive epithet.

ply - to employ or occupy oneself busily or steadily; to work at something

trolly - a railroad dump car, a small truck, an electric car + (he signs a letter) 'very truly yours'.

psychic - psychical, rel. to the human soul or mind

espousal - the formal 'plighting of troth' between a man and a woman; the celebration of a marriage, nuptials, a wedding  

desertion - action of deserting or abandoning; wilful abandonment of the conjugal society, without reasonable cause, on the part of a husband or wife + *IJ* and *VYC*. 

futter (Slang) - to fuck + Futter (ger) - fodder + Futt (ger, vulg.) - vagina + Vater (ger) - father.

Magd (ger) - girl

Cahermohill, County Limerick + making a mountain out of a molehill (phrase) + As Fritz Senn discovered, the actor Hill, described as "that mountain of flesh," played Cattermole in the play "The Private Secretary" (40.16) at the Gaiety Theatre in 1885 Souvenir of the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Opening of The Gaiety Theatre 29: 'the inimitable "Private Secretary" captured the town, with Helmore as the "Rev Robt. Spalding," and Hill, that "mountain of flesh" as "Cattermole".' 

stress - a force acting on or within a body or structure and tending to deform it

strain - force tending to pull asunder or to drag from a position

tank up - to fill oneself with drink, to drink heavily; to fill a tank of (a vehicle) with a fuel

dank - to wet, damp, moisten + Dank (ger) - thanks.

tout - a spy, an informer; someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way + (ship's agent).

entoutcas - a combination of parasol and umbrella + (condom).

thimble - a bell-shaped sheath of metal (formerly of leather) worn on the end of the finger to push the needle in sewing

(Colonel) Blimp - a character invented by David Low (1891-1963), cartoonist and caricaturist, pictured as a rotund pompous ex-officer voicing a rooted hatred of new ideas.

dud - of little or no worth, ineffective, fake, bad + dud (Serbian) - mulberry + dead letter - orig. A writing, etc. taken in a bare literal sense without reference to its 'spirit', and hence useless or ineffective; a letter which lies unclaimed for a certain time at a post-office, or which cannot be delivered through defect of address or other cause.

Sybil - oracular seeress of the Ancient Near East + syllable - a unit of pronunciation having one vowel sound, with or without surrounding consonants, forming the whole or a part of a word. 

byword - a proverb, a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people; a nickname, byname, epithet of scorn.

surcease - cessation, stop; esp. (a) temporary cessation, suspension, or intermission + Circe.

Lord Byron: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage IV.cxlv: 'While stands the Coliseum, Rome shall stand; When falls the Coliseum, Rome shall fall; And when Rome falls - the World' [.26]

frail - a basket made of rushes; a woman; liable to break or be broken, easily crushed or destroyed; morally weak, unable to resist temptation; Now sometimes applied as a half-jocular euphemism, to a woman who lives unchastely or has fallen from virtue.

hatch - to bring forth young birds from the eggs by incubation

cellbridge - a protoplasmic connection between cells, na intercelular bridge + CELBRIDGE - Village, on Liffey River 4 miles from Lucan. The private house Marley Abbey was bought by Bartholomew Vanhomrigh, and Swift visited Esther V. ("Vanessa") there. 

abrood - on a hatch, on its brood of eggs + ejaculated (educated) abroad.

gan = p. of gin - begin

Genesis 1:1, John 1:1: 'In the beginning' + Guinness.

wind up - to bring to conclusion, end + 'As it was in the beginning is now and ever shall be...' (prayer).

bottle of Bass (ale) + Battle of New Ross.

Roderick O'Connor, last high king of Ireland

Dane - a native or subject of Denmark; in older usage including all the Northmen who invaded England from the 9th to the 11th c. + (way of the Danes = displaced).

regularly - at fixed times or intervals, in accordance with rule or established principles

regroup - to form a new group

bushboy - a native Australian or South African bushman + busman's holiday - leisure time spent in occupations of the same nature as those in which one engages for a living.

Quaker's meeting - a religious meeting of Quakers, characterized by long periods of silent meditation and prayer

sandbath - a bath taken by fowls in sand + Witch's Sabbath.

'omos (gr) - same + 'eteros (gr) - other.

Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye (song): 'Ye eyeless, noseless, chickenless egg'

spa - a medicinal or mineral spring or well + (mad when in a spa, but sane at his pub).

Emillian - of or pertaining to Emilia, a district of northern Italy + Aemilia Via (l) - Aemilian Way: name of three different Roman roads, built by M. Aemilius Lepidus and M. Aemilius Scaurus + half a million.

bogus - counterfeit, spurious

census - an official enumeration of the population of a country or district

Haussmann, Baron (1809-91) - leading spirit in the rebuilding of Paris + Hausmann (ger) - tenant, lodger.

Jean Alphand was an assistant to Baron Haussmann in the 19th-century rebuilding of Paris + orphaned. 

handy andy - someone skilled in many jobs + Rooney, "Handy Andy" - title, hero of Lover's novel. He is a bumbling Irish servant who turns out to be an Irish peer + Andes.

elegant + Allegheny Mountains, in Appalachians.

Humpty Dumpty 

secession - Rom. Hist. the temporary migration of the plebeians to a place outside the city, in order to compel the patricians to grant redress of their grievances.

plump - to vote at an election for one candidate alone (when one is entitled to vote for two or more). The original sense was app. to give a direct, straight, unqualified, or absolute vote for a person.

plebeius (l) - a plebeian, member of the Roman lower classes + phlegmatikos (gr) - full of phlegm.

Grace O'Malley was refused entrance to Howth Castle as gates were closed for dinner. In retaliation, she abducted the Earl's son and heir, the 10th Baron. He was eventually released when a promise was given to keep the gates open to unexpected visitors, and to set an extra place at every meal  [021.04].

rut - to mount or cover (the female); rut is the mating season of ruminant animals such as deer, sheep, elk, moose, caribou, ibex, goats, pronghorn and Asian and African antelope.

dub - to name, style, nickname

limn - to portray, depict (a subject) + (some dub him Rothschild and others Rockefeller).

fly - a spy (with allusion to the insect's finding its way into the most private places); lure in fishing; man's trouser buttons or zipper; cunning, artful (Slang) + shows his fly (i.e. exhibitionism).

demisphere - hemisphere + damsels.

tracer - seeker, one who follows the footprints or track of anything + cover up a person's tracks - to conceal or screen his motions or measures + (tries to cover his traces to the three soldiers).

dovecote - a house for doves or pigeons + Seven cities of the ancient world claimed to be the birthplace of Homer (Chios and Smyrna are best supported) + 7 rainbow girls.

Pigeon - lived at the end of Dublin's South Wall and gave his name to the Pigeonhouse + Heim (ger) - home + Henrik Ibsen: "Et Dukkehjem" (The Doll's House). 

homer - a homing pigeon + home - to fly back to its 'home' or loft after being released at a distant point + Homer

SMYRNA - Now called Izmir, city and port on Aegean Sea, Western Turkey. In ancient times it was first Aeolian, then Ionian; both peoples claimed it as the birthplace of Homer, known as "son of the Meles" + Merrion, district of Dublin. 

Rhodes - island off Asia Minor, contender for Homer's birthplace + Roebuck, district of Dublin.

Kolophon - city in Ionia, contender for Homer's birthplace + Clonskeagh, district of Dublin.

SEAPOINT - Residential area between Blackrock and Monkstown, South-East of Dublin + Salamis - town in Cyprus, contender for Homer's birthplace

Chios (gr) - Ionian island, contender for Homer's birthplace + Howth, district of Dublin. 

ASHTOWN - Residential district North of Phoenix Park. Phoenix Park racecourse is just outside the park at Ashtown Gate + Argos (gr) - "Unworked, fallow": city in southern Peloponnesus, contender for Homer's birthplace.

Athens was one of the 7 cities claimed to be the birthplace of Homer + Raheny, district of Dublin.

lordship - the rank of a lord, dominion

chamberlain - an officer charged with the management of the private chambers of a sovereign or nobleman + Chamberlain, Joseph (1836-1914) - British politician, wrecked Home Rule, may have been the force behind Captain O'Shea, Dublin alone was exempt from his power.

acknowledging - recognizing or admitting as true or valid

prine - the holm or evergreen oak; ilex + Thomas Moore: Irish Melodies, song: I Saw Thy Form in Youthful Prime [air: Domhnall].

"Donald a Domhnall," the air to T. Moore's "I Saw Thy Form" + Domhnall (donel) (gael) - "World-mighty"; anglic. Donnell.

reek - to emit hot vapour or steam; to smell strongly and unpleasantly, to stink

il bel paese (Italian) - "the homeland"; the cheese of this name has a map of Italy on the wrapper

Iceland's ear ~ Ireland's eye (i.e. neither works) [John Bishop: Joyce's Book of the Dark].

quot - quotation; squat + quot (l) - how many, as many + quiet

tot quot - Eccl. A dispensation or licence to hold as many ecclesiastical benefices as the holder pleases or can get; hence, the holding of such benefices, unlimited pluralism; pl. benefices so held + tot (l) - so many [usually with quot] + (lodged in many places and lived through many reigns).

reign - royal power or rule, kingdom, sovereignty

sunbath - an exposure to the direct rays of the sun, orig. as a method of medical treatment + szombat (Hungarian) - Saturday.

Wasser (ger) - water + Wassernapf (ger) - water basin + nap - a draught + vasarnap (Hungarian) - Sunday.

bout - a contest, match, trial of strength, physical or intellectual + bye

stoolball - an old english game resembling cricket played chiefly by women + (notebook 1930): 'stoolball' → an old English game similar to cricket, believed to be originally played in Sussex with milkmaids' stools as wickets (reported in several British newspapers on 19 May 1930 or thenabouts, following a game played on 17 May at Arundel Castle).

Girofle and Girofla - title of and twin sisters in Lecocq's opera + (notebook 1930): '*L* Giroflé Girofla' Giroflé, Girofla (French song): 'Que t'as de belles filles! Giroflé, girofla': 'What pretty daughters you have! Giroflé, girofla' (children's game mentioned in Verrimst: Rondes et Chansons Populaires 51) + {after a goot bout at football he enjoys the twin sisters}

nevermore - never again + Poe: The Raven: 'Quoth the raven "nevermore"' + (Noah's raven missed land, while his dove found it).

Columbus + columba (l) - dove.

goalkeeper + gold + Protestantism: every man his own priest.

fullback - (Football), position in the field behind the other 'backs'; a player in this position + Allblacks - the New Zealand national rugby team + (notebook 1930): 'Africa for the fullblacks' → many newspapers reported in May 1930 about riots in South Africa over government policy against black people.

arc - an arch (obs.) + (notebook 1930): 'arc of his drive'.

drive - a private road affording access to a residence or other building + {the arc of his batting hit was forty degrees}

Joyce was forty in 1922.

stump - a stake; (pl.) legs + pull up one's stumps - to leave one's home, to move one's habitation + stumps pulled at end of play (cricket) + (died at eighty).

thews - muscles or tendons; thighs (Archaic); customs (obs) + (notebook 1930): 'thick & thews (Gaels)'.

creater = creature + crater.

i nÉirinn (Irish) - in Ireland

look down on - to hold in contempt, to scorn, to consider oneself superior to

colle (it) - hill + Robinson, Swiss Family - title, characters in a novel by J. S. Wyss. 

nouveaux riches (fr) - persons who have recently acquired wealth + nouvelles roches (fr) - new rocks + (notebook 1930): 'les nouveaux roches (Alps)' → the Swiss Alps are relatively new rocks.

turn to - to direct one's attention to something practically; to apply oneself to or take up an occupation or pursuit