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Queer Checkers (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Queer Checkers

Among strolling players, door-keepers who defraud the company, by falsely checking the number of people in the house.

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

Queer Bung * Queer Cole Fencer

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Queer
Queer As Dick’s Hatband
To Queer
Queer Wedges
Queer Bail
Queer Birds
Queer Bit-makers
Queer Bitch
Queer Bluffer
Queer Bung
Queer Checkers
Queer Cole Fencer
Queer Cole Maker
Queer Cove
Queer Cuffin
Queer Degen
Queer Ken
Queer Kicks
Queer Mort
Queer Nab
Queer Plungers