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Swaddlers (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Swaddlers

The tenth order of the canting tribe, who not only rob, but beat, and often murder passenges. Cant. Swaddlers is also the Irish name for methodist.

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.

To Swaddle * Swag

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Supernacolum
Supouch
Surveyor of the Highways
Surveyor of the Pavement
Sus Per Coll
Suspence
Sutrer
Swabbers
Swad
To Swaddle
Swaddlers
Swag
Swagger
Swannery
Sweating
Sweet
Sweet Heart
Sweetness
Swell
Swelled Head
Swig