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Cloy (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Cloy

To steal. To cloy the clout; to steal the handkerchief. To cloy the lour; to steal money. Cant.

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.

Clowes * Cloyes

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Cloven Foot
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Clout
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Clouting Lay
Clover
Clowes
Cloy
Cloyes
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Club Law
Clump
Clunch
To Clutch the Fist
Clutches
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