Fart Catcher (Grose 1811 Dictionary)
A valet or footman from his walking
behind his master or mistress.
Definition taken from
The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue,
originally by Francis Grose.
Fart * Farting Crackers
1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang
John S. Farmer's collection
canting songs and slang rhymes