Knight of the Thimble (Grose 1811 Dictionary)
Knight of the Thimble
A taylor or stay-maker.
Definition taken from
The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue,
originally by Francis Grose.
Knight of the Sheers * Knight of the Whip
1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang
John S. Farmer's collection
canting songs and slang rhymes