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Clean (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Clean

Expert; clever. Amongst the knuckling coves he is reckoned very clean; he is considered very expert as a pickpocket.

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

Cleaver * Clerked

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Clanker
Clap
Clap on the Shoulder
Clapper
Clapper Claw
Clapperdogeon
Claret
Clawed off
Clear
Cleaver
Clean
Clerked
Cleymes
Click
To Click
Clicker
Clicket
Climb
Clinch
Clink
Clinkers