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Shag-bag (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Shag-bag

Shake-bag

A poor sneaking fellow; a man of no spirit: a term borrowed from the cock-pit.

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.

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Set
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Shake
Shake-1
Shallow Pate
Shallow
Sham
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Shanker
Shanks
Shanks Naggy
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