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Dismal Ditty (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Dismal Ditty

The psalm sung by the felons at the gallows, just before they are turned off.

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.

Dishclout * Dispatches

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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

Dining Room Post
Dip
the Dip
Dippers
Dipt
Dirty Puzzle
Disguised
Disgruntled
Dished up
Dishclout
Dismal Ditty
Dispatches
Ditto
Dispatchers
Distracted Division
Dive
Diver
Divide
Do
To do over
Doash