Lexicon-of-Thieves'-Cant Dictionary

This fascinating lexicon of thieves' cant presents you with the jargon used by criminals in the United Kingdom in the 18th and 19th centuries. Entertaining and informative, it takes you in a journey of the underworld in Britain during the 18th and 19th centuries.

Lexicon-of-Thieves'-Cant INDEX:

List of Terms: Terms beginning with "A", Page 1

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A: Page 1 of 62.

A Bex, a cuppa and ...A Rooster one day a...A bad lot
A big deal
A bit
A bit gone
A bit more choke an...A bit of a picnic f...A bit of how's your...
A bit on the side
A bit rough
A bite short of a b...

Term of the day

pearl necklace

the common name given to the act of ejaculating on the upper chest and neck of a woman during sex, thus giving the appearance of a pearl necklace (allegedly).