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Likeness (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Likeness

A phrase used by thieves when the officers or turnkeys are examining their countenance. As the traps are taking our likeness; the officers are attentively observing us.

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

Lightning * Liliputian

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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

Lift-1
Lifter
Lig
Light Bob
Light-fingered
Light-heeled
Light House
Light Troops
Ltghtmans
Lightning
Likeness
Liliputian
Lily White
Lily Shallow
Limbs
Limb of the Law
Limbo
To Line
Line of the Old Author
Line
Lingo