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Clouting Lay (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Clouting Lay

Picking pockets of handkerchiefs.

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

Clouted Shoon * Clover

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Close
Close-fisted
Closh
Cloth Market
Cloud
Cloven
Cloven Foot
To Chuck
Clout
Clouted Shoon
Clouting Lay
Clover
Clowes
Cloy
Cloyes
Club
Club Law
Clump
Clunch
To Clutch the Fist
Clutches