• SUBALTERNAL subordinate, inferior ...c1400 obs.
• TAKE A BRODIE to fail, to slip back into bad habits ...L19 sl.
• TANKLEMENTS implements; litter; small ornaments; articles of finery
...Bk1905 Eng. dial.
• TATIE the head, used as a term of contempt ...1878 Eng. dial.
• THROW THE HOOKS to persuade victims with deception or flattery
...1887 Amer. criminals' sl.
• TINNIE a can of beer ...1960s Aust. sl., orig. surfer
• TRACKIE-BOTTOMS tracksuit trousers ...1996 Scot. sl.
• UGLY STICK a notional stick with which a person has been beaten in
order to make them ugly ...1969 US sl.
• VAIL of a storm: to abate, to cease ...1606 obs.
• VANTAGE an opportunity; a chance ...1592 obs.
• VISIT ONE'S UNCLE to go to the privy ...L18 Brit. sl.
• WHEELMAN the driver of a criminals' getaway vehicle ...1935 sl., orig. US
• WOK JOCKEY a Chinese person ...Brit. sl.
• WOULDN'T FEED IT TO A JAP ON ANZAC DAY (racist) of food:
absolutely disgusting ...Aust. sl.
• WRITING CROAKER a doctor who will write prescriptions for narcotics
and ask no questions about the user ...1930s drugs sl.
• ABE'S CABE a $5 bill ...1930s Amer. sl.
• ABROAD in error, confused ...19C sl.
• ACE BOY one's best friend ...1950s US campus sl.
• ADAM AND EVE to believe ...1910s rhyming sl.
• A-HUNGERED hungry ...Bk1898 Eng. dial.
• ALL ARMS AND LEGS weak beer ...Brit. sl.
• ALPHONSE a homosexual ...2003 UK rhyming sl. for 'ponce'
• ANCHORHEAD a sailor; used derisively ...1968 US military sl.
• ARM PROPS crutches ...c1820 sl.
• ASTOR'S PET PONY an overly dressed-up or made-up person
...1967 Amer. dial.