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Cheshire Cat (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Cheshire Cat

He grins like a Cheshire cat; said of anyone who shews his teeth and gums in laughing.

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

Cherubims * Chick-a-biddy

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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

Cheats
Cheek by Jowl
Cheeks
Cheese-toaster
Cheese it
Cheeser
Chelsea
Chest of Tools
Cherry-coloured Cat
Cherubims
Cheshire Cat
Chick-a-biddy
Chicken-breasted
Chicken Butcher
Chicken-hammed
Chicken-hearted
Chicken Nabob
Child
Chimney Chops
Chink
Chip