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Blow (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Blow

He has bit the blow, i.e. he has stolen the goods. 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.

To Blot the Skrip and jar it * Blowen

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Bloody Back
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To Blot the Skrip and jar it
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Blowen
Blower
To Blow the Grounsils
To Blow the Gab
Blow-up
a Blowse
Blubber
To Blubber
To sport Blubber
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