1811 Dictionary in the Vulgar Tongue

Project Gutenberg hat das 1811er „Dictionary in the Vulgar Tongue“ von Francis Grose, „A Dictionary Of Buckish Slang, University Wit, And Pickpocket Eloquence.“ Die kannten damals bereits „Kilkenny“!

PETTICOAT PENSIONER. One kept by a woman for secret services.
KILKENNY. An old frize coat.
NICK. Old nick; the Devil.
MUGGLETONIANS. The sect or disciples of Lodowick Muggleton.
LOBLOLLEY BOY. A nick name for the surgeon’s servant on board a man of war, sometimes for the surgeon himself: from the water gruel prescribed to the sick, which is called loblolley.
EVIL. A halter. Cant, Also a wife.

1811 Dictionary in the Vulgar Tongue (via Jason Kottke)