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Christening (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Christening

Erasing the name of the true maker from a stolen watch, and engraving a fictitious one in its place.

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

Christ-cross Row * Christian Poney

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Choice Spirit
Chop
To Chop and Change
Chop Churches
Chopping
Chops
Chop-stick
Chouder
To Chouse
Christ-cross Row
Christening
Christian Poney
Christian
Christmas Compliments
Chub
Chubby
Chuck
Chuck Farthing
Chuckle-headed
Chuffy
Chum