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Dictionaries in chronological order.





XI-XVIII, Adult content Excepts from The Big Book of Filth: 6500 Sex Slang Words and Phrases, compiled by captsparrow4evr

back to XIII, On the Cuff & Under the Table. The Origins and History of Drinking Words and Phrases

Elizabethan English [including slang, insults, curses, oaths] by Marc Carlson

back to XVI, Money Slang

1536-1896, Three Centuries of Canting Songs and Slang Rhymes

18th Century and Regency Thieves’ Cant

1725, A New canting dictionary

1736, Dictionary of Cant and English Slang

1785, Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue by Francis Grose

1793, Blackguardiana, or a dictionary of rogues by James Caulfield

1811, Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue by Francis Grose
HTML version
Gutenberg (a few formats)
pdf version

1811, Lexicon balatronicum. A dictionary of buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquence by Francis Grose

Grande Armée slang (French Napoleonic army, dictionary in English)

Napoleonic Age Slang Terms, British
Army
, French Army

British Colonial Military Terms and Soldier Slang

Regency Lexicon

Regency Glossary [1]

Regency Glossary [2]

Regency Cant and Slang

The ABCs of Regency Slang

Regency Cant and Expressions (based on Georgette Heyer’s works)

1823, Slang: a dictionary of the turf, the ring, the chase, the pit, of bon-ton, and the varietes of life… by John Badcock

Manly Slang from the 19th Century

Old West Slang, Lingo & Phrases

Victorian Slang by Marc Carlson

Adult content Victorian [sexual] slang

1889, A dictionary of slang, jargon & cant by Albert Barrere, Vol. 1 Vol. 2

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( 1 tale — Tale to tell, m'heartie? )
meridian_rose
Jan. 10th, 2016 10:32 pm (UTC)
Thank you for such an exhaustive list!
( 1 tale — Tale to tell, m'heartie? )

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