A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Gypsies' Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology, Volume 1
Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland
G. Bell, 1897 - English language
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abbreviation Admiral Smyth Ameri American thieves Anglo-Indian Anglo-Indian Glossary applied argot Australian Ballad beat blow blue called cards cheat common costermongers cove dead derived devil dressed drink drunk Dutch England English slang explained by quotation expression fancy Fawney fellow formerly French slang girl give Green Greenwood gypsy hand head Hindu hook horse Hotten Indian Ingoldsby Legends Irish jolly Jottings from Jail kind knock ladies London London slang means nautical old cant old English old slang Oliver Twist one's origin person phrase pidgin play popular and thieves printers prison probably prostitute provincial pugilistic Punch racing rhyming slang Romany round Saddle and Moccasin sense signifies society Song Sporting steal street synonymous tailors talk term theatrical thief thing tinker tion tramps turf Verdant Green Vide vulgar Winchester College woman word Yiddish young