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Thcmmikins (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Thcmmikins

An instrument formerly used in Scotland, like a vice, to pinch the thumbs of persons accused of different crimes, in order to extort confession.

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

Thumb * Thump

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Three To One
Three-penny Upright
Three-legged Mare
Three Threads
Threps
To Throttle
Throttle
To Thrum
Thrums
Thumb
Thcmmikins
Thump
Thumping
Thwack
Tib
Tibby
Tib of the Buttery
Tick
Tickle Text
Tickle Pitckeb
Tickle Tail