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Dead Men (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Dead Men

A cant word among journeymen bakers, for loaves falsely charged to their masters’ customers; also empty bottles.

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.

Dead-louse * Deadly Nevergreen

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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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
Dells
Demure
Demy-rep