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Shelf (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Shelf

On the shelf, i.e. pawned.

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

Sheepskin Fiddler * Sheriff’s Journeyman

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Sharp
Sharper
Shaver
Shavings
She House
She Lion
She Napper
Sheep’s Head
Sheepish
Sheepskin Fiddler
Shelf
Sheriff’s Journeyman
Sheriff’s Ball
Sheriff’s Bracelets
Sheriff’s Hotel
Sheriff’s Picture Frame
To Sherk
To Sherry
Shifting
Shifting Ballast
Shillaley