Sep 4, 2012 ... To say two people were engaged in amorous congress was by far the most ... "
Flyers" being shoes, this is "dressed, or without going to bed." ... In the 19th
century, it was also a term for eating or drinking between meals, or in ...
Collected slang words, lingo and phrases of the Old West including definitions ...
to protect their head-dresses when going to evening parties, the theatre, etc. ...
When a person attempts to effect a particular object, in which he fails, we say, "He
Mar 10, 2010 ... The Art of Manliness Dictionary of Manly 19th Century Vernacular ... Also the
feeling which comes over a man at a critical moment, say just when he is .... could
not see a hole through a Ladder, or went to the pump to light his pipe. .... novels
are saturated with period Brit and naval slang from the early 1800s.
Jul 21, 2015 ... Today's lingo seems creative, but slang in 19th century America was every bit ...
the University of Sussex in England — are "going to stay fairly local, and so ...
Here are an even dozen, pretty much forgotten slanglike words or ...
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an expression of farewell used in parting at nighttime or when going to sleep.
Origin of good ... And that was to say good-night to the Colonel, and more frigidly
to Miss Carvel herself. The Crisis ... The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth
Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D. ... Late 1800s
Jan 27, 2014 ... The following slang, euphemisms, and terms are for the letter T, and ... After
going to court, ladies would appear in their trains for afternoon tea and this was
called TAIL-TEA. TALE TELLERS were hired to lull a person to sleep by telling ...
According to Grose, the term originated from a story of an Irish soldier, ...
Mar 13, 2014 ... Why does the word “joed” mean weary, tired, exhausted, fatigued, etc. ... As a
child, I used to hear my grandfather say "I feel joed" before he would sit down for
... but he said, "I'm feeling joed" before lying done and going to sleep. ... I checked
multiple dictionaries of American slang from t...
British Slang - Lower Class and Underworld. 19th Century ... Also a disrepectful
term for a girl. Bludger: A ... Also the creole and jargon spoken by thieves and the
"surplus population." Cant of .... (3) To go into seclusion. (4) To be in .... Snoozer:
A thief that specializes in robbing hotel rooms with sleeping guests. Snow...
Feb 21, 2014 ... Dash my wig, the Victorians had a lovely way with words... ... As in: “That's easy
for you to say, vicar, up there in your cackle-tub.” ID: 2484264.