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History of the Four Kings (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

History of the Four Kings

or CHILD’S BEST GUIDE TO THE GALLOWS. A pack of cards. He studies the history of the four kings assiduously; he plays much at cards.

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

Hinney * Hoaxing

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

High Jinks
High Living
High Pad
High Ropes
High Shoon
High Water
Highgate
Hike
Hind Leg
Hinney
History of the Four Kings
Hoaxing
Hob
Hob Or Nob
Hobberdehoy
Hobbled
Hobbledygee
Hobby
Hobby Horse
Hobby Horsical
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