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Lexicon Balatronicum: A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit, and ...
Francis Grose,Hewson Clarke
Anteprima non disponibile - 2018
a-se allusion appellation Bartholomew Fair bawd bawdy-house beat beef beer beggars blow bottle BOX THE JESUIT breeches bull bully called Cambridge Cant cant language canting crew cheat clothes COCK cove Covent Garden cuckold cull Devil dice DOG LATIN dram dressed drink drunk eyes fellow flash Fleet prison formerly French frequently gallows gentleman girl give goose guinea guts hand hanged head highwayman horse Irish JACK jocular king's lame duck legs link-boy liquor man's mistress MORT mouth Newgate nick name nose officers one's person pickpocket piece pillory play plump pocket practised pretend prison prostitute public house QUEER rogue sailors saying Sea term sham sharper shoes signify soldier steal story sword tail taylor thief thieves thing trick venereal venereal disease vulgar wench whipped whore wife woman word young