1864 The Slang Dictionary; or, the Vulgar Words, Street Phrases, and "Fast" Expressions of High and Low Society Many with their Etymology, and a few with their History Traced
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A complete slang dictionary of the English language by an unsigned author. Featuring a history of cant (the secret language of vagabonds), an account of the hieroglyphics used by vagabonds, and a history of slang.
Dictionary of modern slang, cant, and vulgar words.
Illustrated with a frontispiece.
Publisher's catalogue to rear.
Rebacked with the original publisher's cloth boards and spine restored. Externally sound with light shelf wear, bumped and chipped to head and tail of spine and extremities, boards lightly marked. Previous ownership inscription to verso front free endpaper dated 1931. Internally, firmly bound. Light spotting to first and last few leaves, pages otherwise very clean with a touch of age toning.
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