A Dictionary of Slang, Cant, and Vulgar Words Used at the Present Day in the Streets of London; the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge; the Houses of Parliament; the Dens of St. Giles; and the Palaces of St. James.
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A Dictionary of Slang, Cant, and Vulgar Words Used at the Present Day in the Streets of London; the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge; the Houses of Parliament; the Dens of St. Giles; and the Palaces of St. James.

By A London Antiquary
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  • A DICTIONARY OF MODERN SLANG, CANT, AND VULGAR WORDS,
  • PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION.
  • PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION.
  • CONTENTS.
  • THE HISTORY OF CANT, OR, THE SECRET LANGUAGE OF VAGABONDS.
  • ACCOUNT OF THE HIEROGLYPHICS USED BY VAGABONDS.
  • THE HISTORY OF SLANG, OR THE VULGAR LANGUAGE OF FAST LIFE.
  • A DICTIONARY OF MODERN SLANG, CANT, & VULGAR WORDS; MANY WITH THEIR ETYMOLOGIES TRACED.
  • SOME ACCOUNT OF THE BACK SLANG, THE SECRET LANGUAGE OF COSTERMONGERS.
  • GLOSSARY OF THE BACK SLANG.
  • SOME ACCOUNT OF THE RHYMING SLANG, THE SECRET LANGUAGE OF CHAUNTERS AND PATTERERS.
  • GLOSSARY OF THE RHYMING SLANG.
  • THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SLANG, CANT, AND VULGAR LANGUAGE; OR A LIST OF THE BOOKS WHICH HAVE BEEN CONSULTED IN COMPILING THIS WORK, COMPRISING NEARLY EVERY KNOWN TREATISE UPON THE SUBJECT.
  • LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS, &c.
  • Footnotes
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    • OPINIONS OF THE PRESS.
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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