Get your own copy of this book on Amazon

Commission (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Commission

A shirt. 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.

Comfortable Importance * Commode

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Colquarron
Colt
Coltage
Colt Bowl
Colt’s tooth
Colt Veal
Comb
Come
Coming! So Is Christmas
Comfortable Importance
Commission
Commode
Commodity
Commons
Company
Compliment
Comus’s Court
Confect
Conger
Congo
Conny Wabble