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Arse (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Arse

To hang an arse; to hang back, to be afraid to advance. He would lend his a—e and sh-te through his ribs; a saying of any one who lends his money inconsiderately. He would lose his a—e if it was loose; said of a careless person. A—e about; turn round.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Ars Musica * Arsy varsey

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

Arbor Vitæ
Arch Duke
Arch Rogue
Arch Dell
Ard
Armour
Ark
Ark Ruffians
Arrah Now
Ars Musica
Arse
Arsy varsey
Arthur
Articles
Article
Ask
Assig
Athanasian Wench
Aunt
Avoir du pois Lay
Autem