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Vain-glorious (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Vain-glorious

Ostentatious Man

One who boasts without reason, or, as the canters say, pisses more than he drinks.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Vagaries * Valentine

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Vagaries
Vain-glorious
Valentine
To Vamp
Vamper
Van
Van-neck
Vardy
Varlets
Varment
Vaulting School
Velvet