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Hop Merchant (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Hop Merchant

A dancing master. See Caper Merchant.

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.

To Hop the Twig * Hop-o-my-thumb

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Honey Moon
Hood-winked
Hoof
Hook and Snivey
Hookee Walker
Hooked
Hookers
Hoop
To Hoop
To Hop the Twig
Hop Merchant
Hop-o-my-thumb
Hopkins
Hopping Giles
Hopper-arsed
Horns
Horn Colic
Horn Fair
Horn Mad
Horn Work
Hornified