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Busy (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Busy

As busy is the devil in a high wind; as busy as a hen with one chick.

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

Bus-napper’s Kenchin * Butcher’s Dog

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Burning Shame
Burner
Burner-1
Burnt
Burr
Bushel Bubby
Busk
Buss Beggar
Bus-napper
Bus-napper’s Kenchin
Busy
Butcher’s Dog
Butcher’s Horse
Butt
Butter Box
Buttered Bun
Butter and Eggs Trot
Buttock
Buttock Broker
Buttock Ball
Buttock and File