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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 bailiff bawdy-house beat beef beer beggars blow bottle brandy breeches BROWN BESS bull bully called Cambridge Cant cant language canting crew cheat child clothes cock cove cuckold cull darkmans Devil dice DOG LATIN dram drink drunk Exchange Alley eyes fellow flash Fleet prison formerly French frequently gallows gentleman girl give guinea guts hand hanged head highwayman horse Irish JACK King's lame duck legs link-boy liquor married mistress MORT mouth Newgate nick name nose officers one's person pickpocket piece pillory play pocket Pot valiant practised pretend prison prostitute QUEER rogue sailors saying Sea phrase Sea term sham sharper signify soldier steal story sword tail taylor thief thieves thing trick Tyburn venereal venereal disease vulgar wench whipped whore wife wine woman women word young