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Dark Cully (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Dark Cully

A married man that keeps a mistress, whom he visits only at night, for fear of discovery.

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.

Darby * Darkee

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Dandy
Dandy grey Russet
Dandy Prat
To Dangle
Dangler
Dapper Fellow
Darbies
Darby
Dark Cully
Darkee
Darkmans
Darkman’s Budge
Dart
Dash
David Jones
David Jones’s Locker
David’s Sow
Davy
To Dawb