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Jock (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Jock

Crowdy-headed Jock

A jeering appellation for a north country seaman, particularly a collier; Jock being a common name, and crowdy the chief food, of the lower order of the people in Northumberland.

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.

Jobbernole * To Jock

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Innocents
Inside and Outside
Job
Job-1
To Job
Job’s Comfort
Job’s Comforter
Job’s Dock
Jobation
Jobbernole
Jock
To Jock
Jockum Gage
Jogg-trot
Johnny Bum
Joint
Jolly
Jolly Dog
Jolter Head
Jordain
Jordan