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Riff Raff (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Riff Raff

Low vulgar persons, mob, tag-rag and bob-tail.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Riding Skimmington * Rig

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Rib
Ribaldry
Ribbin
To Ribroast
Rich Face
Richaud Snary
Rider
Ridge
Riding St
Riding Skimmington
Riff Raff
Rig
Rigging
Right
Rigmarole
Ring
To Ring a Peal
Ring the Changes
Rip
Rippons
Roaratorios and Uproars