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Draw Latches (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Draw Latches

Robbers of houses whose doors are only fastened with latches. Cant.

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.

Draught * To Draw

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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

Drap
Drag
Drag Lay
Draggletail
Dragooning It
Drain
Dram
Dram-a-tick
Draper
Draught
Draw Latches
To Draw
Drawers
Drawing the King’s Picture
To Dress
Dribble
Dripper
Dromedary
Drommerars
Drop
Drop a Cog