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Croakumshire (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Croakumshire

Northumberland, from the particular croaking in the pronunciation of the people of that county, especially about Newcastle and Morpeth, where they are said to be born with a burr in their throats, which prevents their pronouncing the letter r.

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

Croaker * Crockers

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

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Crimp
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Crispin
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Crispin’s Lance
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Crony
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