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Jingle Brains (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Jingle Brains

A wild, thoughtless, rattling fellow.

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.

Jingle Boxes * Jinglers

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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

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Jew-1
Jew Bail
Jew’s Eye
Jibber the Kibber
Jig
Jigger
Jilt
Jilted
Jingle Boxes
Jingle Brains
Jinglers
Impost Takers
Impudent Stealing
Impure
Inching
Indies
India Wipe
Indorser
Inexpressibles
Inkle Weavers