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Thumb (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Thumb

By rule of thumb: to do any thing by dint of practice. To kiss one’s thumb instead of the book; a vulgar expedient to avoid perjury in taking a false oath.

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

Thrums * Thcmmikins

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Thought
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