Nov 6, 2013 ... We don't know how these phrases ever fell out of fashion, but we propose
bringing ... of the Victorian era, a dictionary of heterodox English, slang and
phrase. .... A tavern term, popular from 1800 to 1840, that meant great fun.
Jul 21, 2015 ... Today's lingo seems creative, but slang in 19th century America was every bit as
colorful. ... Here are an even dozen, pretty much forgotten slanglike words or ...
himself he was decidedly 'some pumpkins,' it was a horse-trade.
Slang words from the 1800s, namely during the Victorian Era, are amazingly
interesting to the modern ear. Many of these refer to crime, or those who
Oct 30, 2015 ... The information comes courtesy of Chambers Slang Dictionary by ... Some total
church bell on the street wouldn't stop lecturing me about ...
you build your first person character if you learn some of the lingo of the time. ...
These are located at the end of the regular slang dictionary under a separate
heading ..... 1800: [In Philadelphia, Noah Webster) will find the London
Mar 10, 2010 ... vintage old time saloon old men gathered 1800s ... While scouring old
dictionaries for some words that would fit into the book, we came across ...
Nov 11, 2016 ... Collected slang words and phrases of the Old West, extracted from period ... for
some of it, but for those who write, or those who simply possess inquiring minds,
.... Victorian-era Names ~ Popular given names of the 1800's.
1800's Slang Words ace-high - excellentaccording to Hoyle - by the book, done
correctlyarbuckle's - coffeeat sea - not understandingback down - to.
Feb 21, 2014 ... Dash my wig, the Victorians had a lovely way with words... ... Hulton Archive /
Getty. As in: “Go on, it's Friday night, get some neck oil down you.”.
Apr 14, 2006 ... For low and slang words, check out Francis. Grose, A Classical ... Johnson gives
some of the many meanings of art: “1. The power of doing.