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Sly Boots (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Sly Boots

A cunning fellow, under the mask of simplicity.

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.

Slush Bucket * Smabbled

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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

Slops
Slop Seller
Slouch
Slubber De Gullion
Slug
Slug-a-bed
Sluice Your Gob
Slur
Slush
Slush Bucket
Sly Boots
Smabbled
To Smack
Smacksmooth
Smacking Cove
Small Clothes
Smart
Smart Money
Smasher
Smash
To Smash