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Swell (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Swell

A gentleman. A well-dressed map. The flashman bounced the swell of all his blunt; the girl’s bully frightened the gentleman out of all his money.

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

Sweetness * Swelled Head

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Swad
To Swaddle
Swaddlers
Swag
Swagger
Swannery
Sweating
Sweet
Sweet Heart
Sweetness
Swell
Swelled Head
Swig
Swigmen
To Swill
Swill Tub
Swimmer
Swimmer-1
To Swing
Swing Tail
To Swinge