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White Feather (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

White Feather

He has a white feather; he is a coward; an allusion to a game cock, where having a white leather is a proof he is not of the true game breed.

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

White Ribbin * White-livered

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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

Whipt Syllabub
Whirlygigs
Whisker
Whisker Splitter
Whiskin
Whisky
Whistle
Whistling Shop
Whit
White Ribbin
White Feather
White-livered
White Lie
White Serjeant
White Swelling
White Tape
White Wool
Whitechapel
Whitewashed
Whitfielite
Whither-go-ye