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Lay (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Lay

Enterprize, pursuit, or attempt: to be sick of the lay. It also means a hazard or chance: he stands a queer lay; i.e. he is in danger. Cant.

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.

Lawful Blanket * Laystall

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Lark-1
Larry Dugan’s Eye Water
Latch
Lathy
Latitat
Lavender
Laugh
Launch
Law
Lawful Blanket
Lay
Laystall
Lazy
Lazy Man’s Load
Lazybones
Leaf
To Leak
Leaky
Leaping Over the Sword
Least In Sight
Leather