The definitive work on the subject, this Dictionary - available again in its eighth edition - gives a full account of slang and unconventional English over four centuries and will entertain and inform all language-lovers.1826, and The Night Watch, 1828, at 11, 121. H.D.C. An Aerated ... 1824 (Moe); Manual of Seamanship, vol. I, 1937, p. ... C.17-19. Cf. abandannad, a pickpocket. ab. ... Bankruptcy of a railway company: financiersa#39; and brokersa#39;: ca. 1880-1905.
|Title||:||A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2006-05-02|