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Flying Camps (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Flying Camps

Beggars plying in a body at funerals.

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.

Fly-flapped * Flying Giggers

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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

Flustered
Flute
To Flux
Fly
Fly-1
Fly-by-night
Fly Slicers
Flyer
Flyers
Fly-flapped
Flying Camps
Flying Giggers
Flying Horse
Flying Pasty
Flying Porters
Flying Stationers
Flymsey
Fob
Fog
Fogey
Fogle