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Water Sneaksman (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Water Sneaksman

A man who steals from ships or craft on the river.

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

Water-mill * Water

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Ware Hawk
Warm
Warming-pan
Warren
Wash
Wasp
Waspish
Waste
Watch
Water-mill
Water Sneaksman
Water
Water Bewitched
Waterpad
Watery-headed
Water Scriger
Wattles
Wear A—e
Weasel-faced
Wedding
Wedge