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Gun (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Gun

He is in the gun; he is drunk: perhaps from an allusion to a vessel called a gun, used for ale in the universities.

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.

Gumption * Gundiguts

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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

Grunter’s Gig
Grunting Peck
Gruts
Gudgeon
Gull
Gulled
Gullgropers
Gum
Gummy
Gumption
Gun
Gundiguts
Gunner’s Daughter
Gunpowder
Guts
Guts and Garbage
Gutfoundered
Gut Scraper
Gutter Lane
Gutting a Quart Pot
Guy