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Sawny (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Sawny

Sandy

A general nick-name for a Scotchman, as Paddy is for an Irishman, or Taffy for a Welchman; Sawny or Sandy being the familiar abbreviation or diminution of Alexander, a very favourite name among the Scottish nation.

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

Saw * Scab

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Sandwich
Sandy Pate
Sangaree
Sank
Sapscull
Satyr
Sauce Box
Save-all
Saunterer
Saw
Sawny
Scab
Scald Miserables
Scalder
Scaly
Scaly Fish
Scamp
To Scamper
Scandal Broth
Scandal Proof
Scapegallows