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Shop (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Shop

A prison. Shopped; confined, imprisoned.

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.

To Shoot the Cat * Shoplifter

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Shilly-shally
Shindy
Shine
Ship Shape
Sh-t Sack
Sh-t-ng Through the Teeth
Shod All Round
Shoemaker’s Stocks
To Shoole
To Shoot the Cat
Shop
Shoplifter
Short-heeled Wench
Shot
Shotten Herring
To Shove the Tumbler
Shove In the Mouth
Shovel
Shoulder Feast
Shoulder Clapper
Shoulder Sham