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Gimcrack (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Gimcrack

Jimcrack

A spruce wench; a gimcrack also means a person who has a turn for mechanical contrivances.

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.

Gimblet-eyed * Gin Spinner

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Gigg
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Gill
Gills
Gilly Gaupus
Gilt
Gimblet-eyed
Gimcrack
Gin Spinner
Gingambobs
Ginger-pated
Gingerbread
Gingerbread Work
Gingerly
Ginny
Gip
Girds
Gizzard