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To Well (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

To Well

To divide unfairly. To conceal part. A cant phrase used by thieves, where one of the party conceals some of the booty, instead of dividing it fairly amongst his confederates.

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

Welch Ejectment * Well-hung

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Weasel-faced
Wedding
Wedge
To Weed
Weeping Cross
Welch Comb
Welch Fiddle
Welch Mile
Welch Rabbit
Welch Ejectment
To Well
Well-hung
Westminster Wedding
Wet Parson
Wet Quaker
Whack
Whapper
Wheedle
Wheelband In the Nick
Whelp
Whereas