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Dromedary (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Dromedary

A heavy, bungling thief or rogue. A purple dromedary; a bungler in the art and mystery of thieving. 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.

Dripper * Drommerars

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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

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
Drop In the Eye
Dropping Member
Drop Coves
To Drop Down
To Drub
Drummer
Drunk