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Smelts (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Smelts

Half guineas. Cant.

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.

Smelling Cheat * Smicket

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Small Clothes
Smart
Smart Money
Smasher
Smash
To Smash
Smear
Smear Gelt
Smeller
Smelling Cheat
Smelts
Smicket
Smirk
Smiter
Smithfield Bargain
Smock-faced
To Smoke
Smoker
Smoky
Smouch
Smous