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Split Fig (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Split Fig

A grocer.

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.

Split Cause * Split Iron

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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

Spilt-1
Spindle Shanks
To Spirit Away
Spiritual Flesh Broker
Spit
Spit-1
Spit Fire
Spliced
Split Crow
Split Cause
Split Fig
Split Iron
Spooney
Spoil Pudding
To Sport
Spunge
Spunk
Spoon Hand
To Spout
Spouting Club
Spouting