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Grave Digger (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Grave Digger

Like a grave digger; up to the a-se in business, and don’t know which way to turn.

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

Grappling Irons * Gravy-eyed

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

Gotch-gutted
To Gouge
To Grabble
Grafted
To Grab
Grannam
Grannum’s Gold
Granny
Grapple the Rails
Grappling Irons
Grave Digger
Gravy-eyed
To Grease
Greasy Chin
Great Intimate
Great Joseph
Greedy Guts
Greek
Green
Green-1
Green Bag