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The Slang Dictionary, Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal
John Camden Hotten
Vista completa - 1901
The Slang Dictionary: Etymological, Historical, and Anecdotal
John Camden Hotten
Vista completa - 1874
The Slang Dictionary: Etymological, Historical, Andecdotal
John Camden Hotten
Sin vista previa disponible - 2018
allusion American amongst Ancient Cant Anglo-Indian applied Artemus Ward back slang beat beer beggars blow bookmakers boys Brummagem called Cant language cant term Cant words cards Charles Dickens cheat chete cloth extra Cockney coin colour common connexion corruption costermongers cribbage Crown 8vo curious denote derived Dictionary drink drunk Edition English expression fashionable favourite Fcap fellow formerly Franca French frequently gilt Gipsy give Grose head horse illustrated Irish kind latter Lingua Franca London means nose Old Cant one's originally Oxford pantile paper peculiar penny person phrase PICCADILLY piece Pierce Egan popular prison Probably public-house pugilistic race reference remark rhyming slang sailors saltee Scotch screeve sense Seven Dials Shakspeare shillings signifies sixpence slang term sometimes song speech sporting steal story street supposed synonymous thief thieves tion tongue tramps vagabonds vulgar Winchester College woman
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