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Moss (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Moss

A cant term for lead, because both are found on the tops of buildings.

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

Moses * Mossy Face

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

To Mop Up
Moped
Mopsey
Mopsqueezer
Mopusses
Morglag
Morning Drop
Morris
Mort
Moses
Moss
Mossy Face
Mot
Mother
Mother of All Saints
Mother of All Souls
Mother of St
Mother of the Maids
Mouchets
Moveables
Mouse