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Dead Cargo (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Dead Cargo

A term used by thieves, when they are disappointed in the value of their booty.

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.

Day Lights * Dead Horse

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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

Darkmans
Darkman’s Budge
Dart
Dash
David Jones
David Jones’s Locker
David’s Sow
Davy
To Dawb
Day Lights
Dead Cargo
Dead Horse
Dead-louse
Dead Men
Deadly Nevergreen
Dear Joys
Death Hunter
Death’s Head upon a Mop-stick
Deep-one
Deft Fellow
Degen