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Cleymes (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Cleymes

Artificial sores, made by beggars to excite charity.

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

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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

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
To Clip
Cloak Twitchers