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Sleeping Partner (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Sleeping Partner

A partner in a trade, or shop, who lends his name and money, for which he receives a share of the profit, without doing any part of the business.

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

Slattern * Sleepy

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Slang-1
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Slapdash
Slasher
Slat
Slate
Slater’s Pan
Slattern
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Sleepy
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Slice
Slipgibbet
Slippery Chap
Slipslops
Slipslopping
Slop
Slops
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