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Sturdy Beggars (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Sturdy Beggars

The fifth and last of the most ancient order of canters, beggars that rather demand than ask CANT.

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

Stumps * Successfully

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Strommel
Strong Man
Strum
To Strum
Strumpet
Stub-faced
Stubble It
Stuling Ken
Stum
Stumps
Sturdy Beggars
Successfully
Such a Reason Pist My Goose
Suck
To Suck
Sucking Chicken
Suds
Sugar Stick
Sugar Sops
Sulky
Sun