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A new dictionary of the canting crew

A new dictionary of the canting crew

in its several tribes of gypsies, beggers [sic], thieves, cheats &c., with an addition of some proverbs, phrases, figurative speeches &c. : useful for all sorts of people (especially foreigners) to secure their money and preserve their lives ; besides very diverting and entertaining being wholly new

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Published by Printed for W. Hawes ..., P. Gilbourne ..., and W. Davis ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cant -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Dialects.,
  • English language -- Slang.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby B.E.
    GenreDictionaries.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1460:8.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[182] p.
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21824525M


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A New Canting Dictionary: Comprehending All the Terms, Ancient and Modern, Used in the Several Tribes of Gypsies, Beggars, Shoplifters, Highwaymen, Foot-pads, and All Other Clans of Cheats and Villains.

Interspersed with Proverbs, Phrases, Figurative Speeches, &c. Being a Complete Collection of All that Has Been Publish'd of that Kind. A new dictionary of the terms ancient and modern of the canting crew in its several tribes of Gypsies, beggars, thieves, cheats, and: with an addition.

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New dictionary of the terms ancient and modern of the canting crew, in its several tribes of Gypsies, beggers, thieves, cheats, &c. [London, Smith, Kay & Co., ] (OCoLC) Online version: New dictionary of the terms ancient and modern of the canting crew, in its several tribes of Gypsies, beggers, thieves, cheats, &c.

B.E. - A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew () direct link Open Library main page The second book on The Guardian's Top 10 list of dictionaries is this early one devoted to what we would now call underworld slang. "Canting" was first recorded in the early 17th century with this meaning and was used so by Jonson but has dropped out of Author: Lang Thompson.

Culture; Books & the Arts; The Canting Crew The Canting Crew. A new edition of The First English Dictionary of Slang is a saucy survey of. Both words can be found in The First English Dictionary of Slang, originally published in as A New Dictionary of Terms, Ancient and Modern, of the Canting Crew by B.

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A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, 8th edition by Eric Partridge, edited by Paul Beale 1,pp, Routledge, £ Once, "slang" was itself slang - a specimen of the very thing that. Circa a mysterious stranger, known only by the pseudonym B.E.

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Both words can be found in The First English Dictionary of Slang, originally published in as A New Dictionary of Terms, Ancient and Modern, of the Canting Crew by B. Gentleman. Though a number of early texts, beginning in the sixteenth century, codified forms of cant—the slang language of the criminal underworld—in word lists which.

English, Book edition: A new dictionary of the terms ancient and modern of the canting crew: in its several tribes of Gypsies, beggars, thieves, cheats, &c. / by B. Gent. Get this edition. Definition - to beat with a stick. Fustigate is a fine example of a word that has, over the centuries, had a few drinks, loosened its collar, and relaxed and become gentler.

The word comes from the Latin fustigare, which has the charming definition of "to beat to death with a stick."It came into English in the latter portion of the 17th century, with the meaning "to cudgel.". The Canting Crew book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

In The Canting Crew, volume I of the Gygaxian Fantasy Worlds, Gygax explo 4/5. A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew Dictionary, Book, Written Work. A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew is a dictionary of English cant and slang by a compiler known only by the initials B.

E., first published in London c. With over 4, entries, it was the most extensive. "A new dictionary of the terms ancient and modern of the canting crew." its Several Tribes, of Gypsies, Beggars, Thieves, Cheats, &c.

With an Addition of Some Proverbs, Phrases, Figurative Speeches, &c. Useful for all Sorts of People (especially Foreigners) to Secure their Money and Preserve their Lives; besides very Diverting and Entertaining.

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A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew, in Its Several Tribes, of Gypsies, Beggers, Thieves, Cheats, &c., With an Addition. This ridiculous insistence that dictionaries defined slang as a kind of public safety message continued for roughly a century; the first dictionary of slang, the anonymously published A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew (), stated on its title page that it was “Useful for all sorts of People, (especially.

Book I: The Canting Crew Society The Fantasy World The operation of a criminal underworld assumes an upper class that consists of no more than 5% of the total population of the state, though as little as 1% will do.

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Other early slang dictionaries include A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew, first published circaand Francis Grose 's A Classical Dictionary of the. A new dictionary of the terms, ancient and modern, of the canting crew in its several tribes of MLA Citation.

A new dictionary of the terms, ancient and modern, of the canting crew [electronic A new dictionary of the terms, ancient and modern, of the canting crew [electronic resource]: in its several tribes of gypsies. Both words can be found in The First English Dictionary of Slang, originally published in as A New Dictionary of Terms, Ancient and Modern, of the Canting Crew by B.

Gentleman. Though a number of early texts, beginning in the sixteenth century, codified forms of cant—the slang language of the criminal underworld—in word lists which Author: Robert Cawdrey. A new dictionary of the canting crew in its several tribes of gypsies, beggers [sic], thieves, cheats &c., with an addition of some proverbs, phrases, figurative speeches &c.: useful for all sorts of people (especially foreigners) to secure their money and preserve their lives ; besides very diverting and entertaining being wholly new.

In dictionary terms this interest in slang culminated, inin B. E.'s Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew, which drew heavily on the content of Coles and other slang glossaries, and is generally regarded as the first English dictionary of slang.

In dictionary terms this interest in slang culminated, inin B. E.’s Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew, which drew heavily on the content of Coles and other slang glossaries, and is generally regarded as the first English dictionary of slang.

In addition to general information, 18 pages of this work (Book III) are d20 specific (including 6 new classes and 14 new spells), and another 16 pages (Book IV) are for the Lejendary Adventure RPG (13 new orders and a new ability).

Book I details "The Canting Crew" and their influence on society. Specifically, it details the Crew's role in. Home History of the OED OED editions Bibliography to the Second Edition E.

E., B. A new dictionary of the terms ancient and modern of the canting crew a E., O. See Sutcliffe, M. E., T. The lawes resolutions of womens rights (Preface signed, I.

Epistle to the reader signed, T. E.) E.D.S. Introduction. This following is from A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew (London, ), which was “a dictionary of English cant and slang by a compiler known only by the initials B. With over 4, entries, it was the most extensive dictionary of non-standard English in its time, and was used as a source by many subsequent.

A new dictionary of the canting crew in its several tribes of gypsies, beggers [sic], thieves, cheats &c., with an addition of some proverbs, phrases, figurative speeches &c.: useful for all sorts of people (especially foreigners) to secure their money and preserve their lives ; besides very diverting and entertaining being wholly new / by B.E.

Inthe Bodleian Library, at Oxford, brought out what its editors claim is the first specimen, a volume entitled “A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew Author: Joan Acocella.The staff of the Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford uncovered the volume, which was originally published in under the title: A New Dictionary of Terms, Ancient and Modern, of the Canting n by a scholar known only as 'B.E.

Gent [gentleman],' its goal was to inform polite society of the words used by unscrupulous evil-doers to describe their wanton deeds.Written originally for the education of the polite London classes in 'canting' - the language of thieves and ruffians - should they be so unlucky as to wander into the 'wrong' parts of town, A New Dictionary of Terms, Ancient and Modern, of the Canting Crew by 'B.E.

Gent' is the first work dedicated solely to the subject of slang words and their meanings/5(13).