Get your own copy of this book on Amazon

Sweet (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Sweet

Easy to be imposed on, or taken in; also expert, dexterous clever. Sweet’s your hand; said of one dexterous at stealing.

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.

Sweating * Sweet Heart

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Suspence
Sutrer
Swabbers
Swad
To Swaddle
Swaddlers
Swag
Swagger
Swannery
Sweating
Sweet
Sweet Heart
Sweetness
Swell
Swelled Head
Swig
Swigmen
To Swill
Swill Tub
Swimmer
Swimmer-1