CABALLO heroin ...1950s drugs sl.
CACKLING-COVE an actor ...c1830 theatrical sl.
CAG to irritate; to annoy; to affront; to anger ...1801 Eng. dial.
CALICO a girl ...Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
CHICKEN MONEY the pay of an enlisted man when retired ...Bk1913-17 Amer. navy sl.
COME THE ACID DROP to act contrarily, or aggressively; to argue; to be unpleasant or offensive; to speak in a caustic or sarcastic manner ...1910s sl.
CRACKERJACKS smokers of crack cocaine ...1980s drugs sl.
DA-DILLY a helpless, useless person ...Bk1900 Ireland
DAMMARET a lady's man; 'one that spends his whole time in the entertaining or courting of women' ...1635 obs.
DIDDLE to have sex ...1870 sl., now chiefly US
DOG BREATH a contemptible person; used as a term of abuse ...2000 US sl.
EARTHFALL a fall of earth or a landslide
FICE a worthless dog ...Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
FLATCH a half ...Bk1893 back-slang
FRAIL a woman ...1899 sl., chiefly US
FUNNY STUFF alcohol ...1980s Aust. prison sl.
GIN-CRAWL a drinking bout on gin ...1883 sl.
GOOGY EYES amorous glances ...1910s US sl.
HAG a thick white mist or fog ...1794 Eng. dial.
HAVE HAIR ON ONE'S CHEST to be brave, to be plucky ...1950s sl.
HOOKED UP attractive, well put together; hence, well-dressed or intelligent
...1933 Amer. sl.
IRISH ASSURANCE boldness, shamelessness ...L18 sl.
JERRY-SNEAK a henpecked husband ...1763 sl.
JOHNNY NEWCOME a newcomer of any kind
KISS-OFF a sudden, usually offensive dismissal ...sl.
LARGE CHARGE big excitement ...1960s Amer. sl.
MACK-LIKE tidy, neat, seemly, well-proportioned; adapted to the purpose ...1822 Scot.
MAJOR-MINDIT haughty in demeanour ...Bk1905 Scot. obs.
MEFFER a dirty, smelly individual; a person with disgusting habits
...c1960s UK playground sl.
MUTTON DAGGER the penis ...sl.
NIG-NOG (derogatory or offensive) a Black person ...1959 sl.
O'BRIEN'S DOG one who is all things to all people ...20C Irish sl.
PACK UP ONE'S AWLS AND BE GONE to depart for good ...M17 colloq.
PIGEON-HOLE the female genitals ...19C sl.
POOSHEY a coward ...1960s Ulster sl.
PUDENCY modesty; bashfulness; shamefacedness ...1605
PULL IN ONE'S EARS to be cautious; to watch out for oneself ...Amer. sl.
PUNGEY intoxicated with alcohol ...18C US sl.
PUT-TOGETHER well-built; usually said of a woman ...1960s Amer. sl.
RAGMAG a ragged beggar; a woman all in tatters ...Bk1905 Eng. dial.
RAMPASH in a violent or energetic manner ...Bk1905 Eng. dial.
RIBBER a blow to the ribs ...Bk1903 boxing sl.
ROCHE the butt of a marijuana cigarette ...1938 US sl.
SCAPEGRACE a complete rogue or rascal; a habitually unscrupulous person; a scamp ...1800
SHANGRI-LA an unearthly paradise; a place of retreat from the worries of modern civilization ...M20
SICKREL a puny, sickly person ...a1700 obs. cant
SLUT a female dog ...E19 now rare or obs.
SQUEEZE a close friend ...1980 sl., chiefly US
SWAB an awkward fellow ...US Civil War usage
TANBASTE to beat; to switch ...1790 Eng. dial.
THIN AS VANITY very thin; said of persons, fabrics, etc. ...Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
TOOL BAG the scrotum, or the scrotum and its contents ...colloq.
VAIL a gift or present in the nature of a bribe ...1687
WHANK to waste time ...1940s sl.
ABEL AND CAIN rain ...Brit. rhyming sl.
ACCUSEMENT an accusation ...LME obs.
ACTION a woman ...1960s sl., orig. US Black
AIRHEADED stupid, stilly ...Amer. sl.
ALLSBAY utter nonsense ...1943 Amer. sl., Pig Latin for 'balls'
ANCHOR a juror who has been bribed in order to influence fellow members to vote for an
acquittal ...Brit. sl.
ARKANSAS CREDIT CARD a piece of hose used to siphon petrol/gas from another car into the tank of one's own ...1970s US sl.
AUNT TILLIE the personification of a fussy old maid ...1960 US sl.
BACK-DRAWING reluctance, objection, hesitation ...1934 Amer. dial.
BAIT to curry favour ...1968 Amer. dial.
BARCOO SALUTE a gesture with which one brushes flies from one's face, considered to
be typical of Australians ...1973 Aust. sl.
BE BURIED IN A NAPKIN to be half-witted ...Bk1902 sl.
BEEBEE the youngest member of a family or brood ...1930 Amer. dial.
BELLY-SMACKER a dive in which the front of the body strikes flat against the water ...1965 Amer. dial.
BITS AND BOBS miscellaneous small articles ...1896 UK sl.
BONE CRUSHER an orthopaedist ...1994 US sl.
BUCKET OF SUDS a pail of beer ...Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.