• POPSKULL any form of strong drink ...1940s sl.
• PUFFER the human heart ...Bk1974 Amer. sl.
• PULL THE PLUG in submarining: to dive ...1948 US sl.
• PUT ON A BOSS to affect a squint in order to make oneself look more
threatening ...L19 sl.
• QUIM used collectively with reference to women, often with an implication
of promiscuity ...1935 sl.
• RACK-IN-SACK Arkansas ...1845 Amer. dial.
• RAGBILD a ragged person ...Bk1905 Eng. dial.
• RAINBERELLA an umbrella ...1966 Amer. jocular
• RAMMER the penis ...L17 sl.
• RANNEL to talk in a rambling, gossiping way ...1896 Eng. dial.
• RAWTID! an exclamation implying great anger, surprise, amazement,
envy, etc. ...1940s sl.
• RING-MAN the ring finger ...1544 sl.
• SATIN gin ...M19 sl.
• SHADOW (derogatory) a Black person ...1880s Amer. sl.
• SHRINE OF LOVE the vagina ...19C literary euphemism
• SICKER having sure mastery of an art ...c1470 obs.
• SIGHS AND TEARS ears ...1930s US criminals' rhyming sl.
• SILK-WORM a woman given to frequenting drapers' shops and examining
goods without buying ...1712 obs.
• SIMPER LIKE A POT THAT'S READY TO RUN OVER to smile; to look
merry or cheerful ...1631 colloq.
• SKANK a slovenly style of dress, possibly imitative of dishevelled heroin
addicts ...1990s Amer. teen sl.
• SKIDDOO to depart hastily ...1905 Amer. sl.
• SLOPEY (derogatory or offensive) anyone from East Asia; later, a
Vietnamese ...1948 US sl.
• SNATCH-PEDDLER a prostitute, either male or female ...M20 US sl.
• SNOWBALL a nickname for a Black person; usually for a Black person
with white hair ...18C colloq.
• STIR ONE'S STUMPS to bestir oneself, to increase one's speed