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Black Spy (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Black Spy

The Devil.

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.

Black Spice Racket * Black Strap

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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

Black Fly
Black Guard
Black Jack
Black Jack-1
Black Joke
Black Indies
Black Legs
Black Monday
Black Psalm
Black Spice Racket
Black Spy
Black Strap
Blank
Blanket Hornpipe
Blarney
A blasted Fellow
To Blast
Blater
Bleached Mort
Bleaters
Bleating Cheat