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Close-fisted (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Close-fisted

Covetous or stingy.

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

Close * Closh

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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

Climb
Clinch
Clink
Clinkers
To Clip
Cloak Twitchers
Clod Hopper
Clod Pate
Clod Pole
Close
Close-fisted
Closh
Cloth Market
Cloud
Cloven
Cloven Foot
To Chuck
Clout
Clouted Shoon
Clouting Lay
Clover