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Gibberish (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Gibberish

The cant language of thieves and gypsies, called Pedlars’ French, and St. Giles’s Greek: see ST. GILES’S GREEK. Also the mystic language of Geber, used by chymists. Gibberish likewise means a sort of disguised language, formed by inserting any consonant between each syllable of an English word; in which case it is called the gibberish of the letter inserted: if F, it is the F gibberish; if G, the G gibberish; as in the sentence How do you do? Howg dog youg dog.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Gib Cat * Gibbe

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Gentleman of Three Ins
Gentleman of Three Outs
Gentry Cove
Gentry Cove Ken
Gentry Mort
George
German Duck
Get
Gib Cat
Gibberish
Gibbe
Giblets
Gibson
Gifts
Gift of the Gab
Gigg
Gigger
To Giggle
Giles’s
Gilflurt