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new dictionary of all the cant and flash languages

Hymphry Tristram Potter

new dictionary of all the cant and flash languages

both ancient and modern; used by Gipsies, beggars, swindlers, shoplifters, peterers, starrers, footpads, highwaymen, sharpers, and every class of offenders, from a lully prigger to a high tober gloak.

by Hymphry Tristram Potter

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Published by Printed by W. Mackintosh, and sold by J. Downes in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Flash (Prisoners" dialect) -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Cant -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Life of the author, by the editor: p. [5]-15.

    StatementCarefully arranged and selected from the most approved authors, and from the manuscripts of Jonathan Wild, Baxter, and others. By Humphry Tristram Potter ... Dedicated, by permission to William Addington ...
    GenreEarly works to 1800., Dictionaries
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE3726 .P7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, [5]-62 p.
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6526425M
    LC Control Number10034826
    OCLC/WorldCa10251448

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Get this from a library. A new dictionary of all the cant and flash languages: both ancient and modern ; used by gipsies, beggars, swindlers, shoplifters, peterers, starrers, footpads, highwaymen, sharpers, And every Class of Offenders, from a Lully Prigger to a High Tober Gloak.

Carefully arranged and selected from the most approved Authors, and from the Manuscripts of Jonathan Wild, Baxter. The New Universal English Dictionary by Nathan Bailey, “containing all the cant words, slang terms, and flash phrases, writes in her book A History of Cant and Slang Volume 2 Author: Natalie Zarrelli.

^ "dunny, adj.² and n.¹", in the Oxford English Dictionary (). ^ "Dunnakin" in Humphry T. Potter's New Dictionary of All the Cant and Flash Languages (). ^ "Dunegan" in Francis Grose's Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue.

^ "dunny, n.²", in the Oxford English Dictionary (), Oxford: Oxford University Press. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections,Author: Charles Richardson.

A cant, cryptolect, argot, anti-language or secret language is the jargon or language of a group, often employed to exclude or mislead people outside the group. Each term differs slightly in meaning, and their use is inconsistent.

There are two main schools of thought on the origin of the word cant: In Celtic linguistics, the derivation is. By providing a translation to this language (like a modern-day phrasebook) A Dictionary of the Slang and Cant Languages followed a tradition of books claiming to warn innocent bystanders against the antics of criminals.

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During that period Vaux compiled his slang dictionary A New and Comprehensive Vocabulary of the Flash Language (), probably the first dictionary compiled in Australia, which gives a valuable glossary of London slang/5(5).

Cant, or flash as it is sometimes called, is a specialized language used by criminals to keep communication about their intentions and actions from being understood by their victims or the authorities.

Because any language requires a distinct group of users who can speak and understand it, cant indicates the presence of at least a quasi-community of criminals who share their unlawful. (shelved 2 times as language-translation) avg rating —ratings — published Simple Thieves' Cant.

Simple English-to-Cant | Simple Cant-to-English. English to Cant Dictionary. Below is a reference dictionary for the simple form of thieves' cant, from English-to-cant (English words are to the left, and their cant definitions are on the right).

The simple form of thieves' cant uses slang and certain code words to hide its true meaning. The word-list contains entries for headwords, many of which are for words also found in the Lexicon Balatronicum () and in Humphry Tristam Potter's New Dictionary of all the Cant and Flash Languages ().

Two striking features of Vaux's dictionary are the extensive use of the second person pronoun and cross-references.

A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant, and Vulgar Words: Used at the Present Day in the Streets of London, the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, the Houses of Parliament, the Dens of St. Giles, and the Palaces of St. James: Preceded by a History of Cant and Vulgar Language from the Time of Henry VIII, Shewing Its Connection with the Gipsey Tongue: with Glossaries of Two Secret Languages.

Thieves' cant, thieves' argot, or rogues' cant, also known as peddler's French, was a secret language (a cant or cryptolect) which was formerly used by thieves, beggars and hustlers of various kinds in Great Britain and to a lesser extent in other English-speaking countries.

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