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Ware Hawk (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Ware Hawk

An exclamation used by thieves to inform their confederates that some police officers are at hand.

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

Ware * Warm

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Wake
Walking Cornet
Walking Poulterer
Walking Stationer
Walking the Plank
Walking Up Against the Wall
Wall
To Wap
Wapper-eyed
Ware
Ware Hawk
Warm
Warming-pan
Warren
Wash
Wasp
Waspish
Waste
Watch
Water-mill
Water Sneaksman