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Music (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Music

The watch-word among highwaymen, signifying the person is a friend, and must pass unmolested. Music is also an Irish term, in tossing up, to express the harp side, or reverse, of a farthing or halfpenny, opposed to the head.

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

Mushroom * Mute

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

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Mutton-headed
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Muzzle
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Mynt
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