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Hawk (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Hawk

Ware hawk; the word to look sharp, a bye-word when a bailiff passes. Hawk also signifies a sharper, in opposition to pigeon. See Pigeon. See Ware Hawk.

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

Havy Cavy * Hawkers

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Hash
Hasty
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Hat
Hatches
Hatchet Face
Havil
Havy Cavy
Hawk
Hawkers
To Hazel Gild
Head Cully of the Pass
Head Rails
Hearing Cheats
Heart’s Ease
Hearty Choak
Heathen Philosopher
To Heave
Heaver