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Coach Wheel (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Coach Wheel

A half crown piece is a fore coach wheel, and a crown piece a hind coach wheel; the fore wheels of a coach being less than the hind ones.

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.

Clyster Pipe * To Coax

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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

Club
Club Law
Clump
Clunch
To Clutch the Fist
Clutches
Clutter
Cly
Cly the Jerk
Clyster Pipe
Coach Wheel
To Coax
Cob
Cob
Cobble
To Cobble
Cobble Colter
Cobbler
Cobblers Punch
Cock
Cock Ale