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Cloven (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Cloven

CLEAVE, or CLEFT. A term used for a woman who passes for a maid, but is not one.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Cloud * Cloven Foot

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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

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
Cloy
Cloyes
Club