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Swimmer-1 (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Swimmer-1

A ship. I shall have a swimmer; a cant phrase used by thieves to signify that they will be sent on board the tender.

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

Swimmer * To Swing

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Sweet
Sweet Heart
Sweetness
Swell
Swelled Head
Swig
Swigmen
To Swill
Swill Tub
Swimmer
Swimmer-1
To Swing
Swing Tail
To Swinge
Swinging
Swindler
Swipes
Swish Tail
To Swive
Swivel-eyed
Swizzle