SCARECROW an extremely thin person
SHANK an unattractive, easily available young woman ...1960s sl., orig. US Black
SIDE FOR SIDE alternately ...1519 obs.
SLUTCHY muddy, slushy ...E18 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
STAIR DANCER a thief who steals from open buildings ...1958 sl.
SWEETBACK a woman's lover; a lady's man ...1929 US sl.
TANG the sound of a bell, esp. the sound produced by a slow, single stroke on a church bell; the stroke itself ...1880 Eng. dial.
THREE BLUE BEANS IN A BLUE BLADDER futile, pointless (if noisy) talk ...L16 sl.
TOOTH-CARPENTER a dentist ...19C Brit. sl.
VAILABLE of avail, advantage, or benefit; advantageous, beneficial, profitable; effectual,
efficacious ...1390 obs.
WHAT'S HAPPENING? Hello ...1950s Amer. sl.
ABIGAIL an aging, conservative homosexual ...1950s homosexual sl.
ACE CUT one's best friend ...1950s US campus sl.
ACTUAL, THE money ...M19 sl.
AL CAPONE heroin ...2002 UK sl.
ALTERCATIVE characterized by disputing or wrangling ...M18 obs.
ANDY CAPP to defecate ...Brit. rhyming sl. for 'crap'
ARM-STRETCHER a heavy suitcase ...1992 US sl.
AX-HANDLE PARTY among loggers: a brawl ...1958 Amer. dial.
BACKSIDE-FRONT backwards; in reversed position; inside out ...1920s Amer. dial.
BALKS, THE fits of stubbornness ...1941 Amer. dial.
BARN BURNER a highly successful or enjoyable occasion ...1968 Amer. dial.
BEAN EATER (derogatory) a person of Mexican origin ...1919 Amer. dial.
BEEZER-WEEZER an insect that sits in trees or bushes in hot weather and makes a
sharp, buzzing sound; probably a cicada ..1970 Amer. dial.
BIBACITY addiction to drinking, tippling ...L16
BLANKO WATER coffee ...Bk1944 service sl.
BOOT to vomit ...1960s Amer. sl.
BUST AN ARROW in a carnival or small circus: to become lost when travelling from one
town to another ...1973 US sl.
CABBAGE-TREE HAT an informer ...1940s Aust. & US rhyming sl. for 'rat'
CAD one ounce of marijuana ...2001 US sl.
CAKE (derogatory) a rural person ...1991 Irish sl.
CARROT SNAPPER (offensive) a Mormon ...1968 US sl.
CHOKY prison ...1873 Brit. sl.
COOL BREEZE a person who thinks himself to be sophisticated but is not
...1990s US Black & campus sl.
CRIMEA beer ...Brit. rhyming sl.
DAG YOU! confound you! ...Bk1900 Eng. dial.