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List of Cornish dialect words


This is a select list of Cornish dialect words in English—while some of these terms are obsolete ... Backalong - in former times; Bal - a mine (in use after the year 1800, from Cornish languag...

56 Delightful Victorian Slang Terms You Should Be Using | Mental ...


Nov 6, 2013 ... A tavern term, popular from 1800 to 1840, that meant great fun. ... Why say you're going to fight when you could say you're going to shake a ...

Get Clean Results for "M" - A Historical Dictionary of American Slang ...


Hey, man, I'm going to be too busy to make the scene tonight. 1960s; make .... 1800s; Mickey-Mouse ... They say she was Capone's moll for a month or two.

A 19th Century Slang Dictionary - MESS No. 1


This is just a small example of the period slang of the 19th century that you would ... 1830: He kept a kind of hotel and grocery store, all on one stick, as we say. ..... 1800: [In Philadelphia, Noah Webster) will find the London Cockneyisms ...... 1855: You used to hear brother Joseph tell about this people being crowded into the ...

Crowded - Idioms by The Free Dictionary


Definition of crowded in the Idioms Dictionary. crowded phrase. What does crowded expression mean? Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary.

Say What? | Experience New Orleans!


Its tone, lilt, and slang are indigenous to this city and reflect its ethnic history and .... cups, and doubloons tossed from the floats to the crowds during Mardi Gras ...

Carny Lingo - the Ultimate List


This "carny lingo dictionary" makes no distinction between the way things were in .... The magazine began in the late 1800s as a publication for the bill-posting ... you might wander by and say this just to mess up your buddy's 'score', as a joke. ... you get crowds from the time you open at 9am till closing at mid...

Railroad Language -- Lingo -- Dictionary - Catskill Archive


The word was coined in the late 1800's when railroad workers noticed that ..... Boomers resigning or being fired would say they were going to the Indian Valley. ... LAPLANDER—Passenger jostled into someone else's lap in crowded car.

A Dictionary of Australian Slang - J Stensrude Writer


The Australian love of slang is perhaps unparalleled anywhere in the world, adding a ... Aussie Lance Brooker writes, "I must say as someone from the 'east' there really ...... The large crowds that sometimes gather are usually drinking and ..... were brought to Australia in the 1800s as a prison workforce to build the cou...

Regency Glossary - Candice Hern


General · Slang · Women's Fashion · Gentlemen's Fashion .... A crowded party, akin to a modern cocktail party. ..... cap shown here is from a "Costume Parisien" print in the French magazine Journal de Dames et des Mode, November 1800.

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Manly Slang From The 19th Century | The Art Of Manliness


Mar 10, 2010 ... vintage old time saloon old men gathered 1800s ... Also the feeling which comes over a man at a critical moment, say just when he is about to ...

Get Clean Results for "C" - A Historical Dictionary of American Slang ...


( adj ) Busy, with a full schedule. I can't go to the mall .... 1800s; chisler. ( n ) A swindler, a ..... ( n ) A body louse. I wouldn't go out with him; they say he has cooties.

Western Slang and Phrases - A Writer's Guide to the Old West - S


Sawdust - Counterfeit gold-dust or money. Say -A speech, what one has to say. Sawdusty - Cajoling, flattering. Scab Herder - Derogatory term for sheep herder.