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Shoplifter (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Shoplifter

One that steals whilst pretending to purchase goods in a shop.

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

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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
Shred