• OFF LIKE A BRIDE'S NIGHTIE off or away with the utmost speed
• OLD LAG an ex-convict or habitual convict ...1812 sl.
• P.A.B.A.C.A.B. an exhortation to smoke cannabis (Pack A Bowl And Catch
a Buzz ...1980s US drugs sl.
• PADDLE FACE (racist) a person of South-East Asian extraction ...Aust. sl.
• PAPA a Lincoln automobile ...1930s US criminals' sl.
• PINKY (derogatory) someone who holds left-of-centre or mildly Communist
views ...1973 sl.
• PRIVATEER an independent prostitute ...19C euphemism
• PUKKA of a building: solidly built ...L18
• PUMP-OUT to urinate...Brit. sl.
• PUT THE DAISY-QUILT OVER SOME ONE to bury, to put into a grave
• RABBIT SUCKER a rich young man who is gulled into running up large
bills by confidence tricksters who later dun him for their debts
...L16 UK criminals' sl.
• RAG BAG a person who can be easily persuaded to give up sex or money
• RAG-SHOP a bank ...1860 sl.
• RAMMER the arm ...L18 UK criminals' sl.
• RANKY DANK an unsophisticated, unworldly person
...1960s US Black sl.
• RAUNCHY ill, unwell ...1970s US campus sl.
• RING to substitute fraudulently ...1812 sl.
• SAINT VALENTIDE St. Valentine's day, or the time of year when this falls
• SETTING UP a wake for the dead ...1880s US Black sl.
• SHOVE IN YOUR OAR to interfere in someone else's business
...1730 UK sl.
• SICK AS A PARROT extremely depressed, usually mental rather than
physically distressed ...1970s sl.
• SIECLE a century ...c1532 obs.
• SILENT POLICEMAN a raise concrete mound or other construction in the
centre of a road to control traffic flow and speed ...1965 NZ sl.
• SIMILITUDINIZE to make comparisons ...1837
• SIR WALTER SCOTT a pot of beer ...19C Brit. rhyming sl.