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Chatts (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Chatts

Lice: perhaps an abbreviation of chattels, lice being the chief live stock of chattels of beggars, gypsies, and the rest of the canting crew. Cant.—Also, according to the canting academy, the gallows.

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.

Chatter Broth * Chates

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Chap
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Chapt
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Charm
Charren
Chatter Box
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Chates
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Chaunt
To Chaunt
Chaw Bacon
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