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Bam (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Bam

A jocular imposition, the same as a humbug. See Humbug.

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.

Balsam * To Bam

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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

Badgers
Bag
Bag of Nails
Baggage
Bakers Dozen
Baker-knee’d
Balderdash
Ballocks
Balum Rancum
Balsam
Bam
To Bam
To Bamboozle
Banaghan
Bandbox
Banbury Story of a Cock and a Bull
Bandog
Bang Up
To Bang
Banging
Bang Straw