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Stop Hole Abbey (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Stop Hole Abbey

The nick name of the chief rendzvous of the canting crew of beggars, gypsies, cheats, thieves, &c. &c.

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.

Stoop * Stoter

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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

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Stock Jobbers
Stomach Worm
Stone
Stone Doublet
Stone Dead
Stone Jug
Stone Tavern
Stoop-nappers
Stoop
Stop Hole Abbey
Stoter
Stoup
Stow
Strait-laced
Strait Waistcoat
Strammel
Stranger
Strangle Goose
To Strap
Strapper