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Closh (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Closh

A general name given by the mobility to Dutch seamen, being a corruption of Claus, the abbreviation of Nicholas, a name very common among the men of that nation.

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

Close-fisted * Cloth Market

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

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
Clowes