Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

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The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue==Buckish Slang, University Wit and Pick Pocket Eloquence-- contains, as one would imagine, many references to the navy.


Grog-Blossom--Pimples on the face caused by drinking.
Duck ******--The hand i/c poultry on a ship of war.
Head Rails--Teeth
Admiral of the Narrow seas--Drunkard who vomits into the lap of someone sitting opposite to him.
Blanket hornpipe--An amorous congress.
Dead Louse--The Daedalus ship of war
Banyan Day--A day no meat is allowed to sailors-from the Banyans of East Indies A tribe who eat nothing that had lived.
Back Gammon player--A sodomite


Many more.
 
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The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue==Buckish Slang, University Wit and Pick Pocket Eloquence-- contains, as one would imagine, many references to the navy.


Grog-Blossom--Pimples on the face caused by drinking.
Duck ******--The hand i/c poultry on a ship of war.
Head Rails--Teeth
Admiral of the Narrow seas--Drunkard who vomits into the lap of someone sitting opposite to him.
Blanket hornpipe--An amorous congress.
Dead Louse--The Daedalus ship of war
Banyan Day--A day no meat is allowed to sailors-from the Banyans of East Indies A tribe who eat nothing that had lived.
Back Gammon player--A sodomite

Many more.
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Canteenflat.= Boring pish stained twat
How very precscient the ancient lexicographers were.
 
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