Get your own copy of this book on Amazon

Lift (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Lift

To give one a lift; to assist. A good hand at a dead lift; a good hand upon an emergency. To lift one’s hand to one’s head; to drink to excess, or to drink drams. To lift or raise one’s elbow; the same.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Lickspittle * Lift-1

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Leggers
Lenten Fare
Letch
Levite
To Lib
Libbege
Libben
Libken
To Lick
Lickspittle
Lift
Lift-1
Lifter
Lig
Light Bob
Light-fingered
Light-heeled
Light House
Light Troops
Ltghtmans
Lightning