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Queer (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Queer

Quire

Base, roguish, bad, naught or worthless. How queerly the cull touts; how roguishly the fellow looks. It also means odd, uncommon. Cant.

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

Queen Street * Queer As Dick’s Hatband

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Quandary
Quarrel-picker
Quarromes
Quartered
To Quash
Quean
Queen Dick
Queen Street
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