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Badge-coves (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Badge-coves

Parish Pensioners. Cant.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Badge * Badgers

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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

Back Biter
Backed
Back up
Bacon
Bacon-faced
Bacon fed
Back Gammon Player
Back Door
Bad Bargain
Badge
Badge-coves
Badgers
Bag
Bag of Nails
Baggage
Bakers Dozen
Baker-knee’d
Balderdash
Ballocks
Balum Rancum
Balsam