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new canting dictionary

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. With very large additions of words never before made publick ... With a preface, giving an account of the original, progress, &c. of the canting crew; and recommending methods for diminishing these varlets, by better employment of the poor. To which is added a complete collection of songs in the canting dialect.

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Published in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cant.,
  • English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries.,
  • Rogues and vagabonds.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCanting dictionary.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE3726
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(154) p. ;
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18763137M
    LC Control Number18010377

      BE’s New Dictionary of the Canting Crew () The Hacker’s Dictionary wasn’t published as a book back then, but existed underground on . Another word for canting: hypocritical, two-faced, sanctimonious, insincere, Janus-faced | Collins English Thesaurus.

      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 the rogue jargon of the late seventeenth century. Strange Vernaculars delves into how these published works presented the supposed lexicons of the “common people” and traces the ways that these languages, once shunned and associated with outsiders, became objects of fascination in printed glossaries—from The New Canting Dictionary to Francis Grose’s Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar.

    Canting definition, affectedly or hypocritically pious or righteous: a canting social reformer. See more. Strange Vernaculars delves into how these published works presented the supposed lexicons of the "common people" and traces the ways that these languages, once shunned and associated with outsiders, became objects of fascination in printed glossaries—from The New Canting Dictionary to Francis Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue.


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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, Beggers, Thieves, Cheats, &C.; With an Figurative Speeches, &C (Classic Reprint) [Gent, B.

E.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew: In Its Several Tribes, of Gypsies, Beggers5/5(2). A New Canting Dictionary: Comprehending All the Terms, Ancient and Modern, Used in the Several Tribes of Gypsies, Beggars, Shoplisters, Highwaymen, Foot-pads, and All Other Clans of Cheats and Villains: Interspersed with Proverbs, Phrases, Figurative Speeches, Etc.: Being a Complete Collection of All that Has Been Publish'd of that Kind: with Very Large Additions of Words Never Before Made.

A New Canting Dictionary: comprehending all the terms, antient and modern, used in the several tribes of gypsies, beggars, shoplifters and all other clans of cheats and villains.

Interpsersed with proverbs, new canting dictionary book, figurative speeches With new canting dictionary book preface, giving an account of the original progress, &c. of the canting. 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 proverbs, phrases, figurative speeches, &c [Gent, B E] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A new dictionary of the terms ancient and modern of the canting crew: in its several tribes of gypsies, beggersReviews: 2. 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 dictionary of non-standard English in its time, until it was superseded in by Francis Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue. 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 of some proverbs, phrases, figurative speeches, &c.

by. "Thanks to the unearthing of a seventeenth-century text—originally printed as ‘A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew’ and newly titled The First English Dictionary of Slang, —we can now learn the sorts of wordsounds heard on the streets of London by the likes of John Milton, Andrew Marvell and probably even Shakespeare himselfReviews: I have used three sources: Collection of Canting Words from Nathan Bailey's The New Canting Dictionary and the Lexicon Balatronicum based on Francis Grose's Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue and the glossary from the Memoirs of James Hardy Vaux, published in I have included a fuller discussion of canting sources on a separate page.

Jonathan Green, the author of Chasing the Sun: Dictionary-makers & the Dictionaries They made, which I strongly recommend by the way, wrote to me to say that Bailey's addendum on cant is no more than a word-for-word reproduction of the anonymously produced New Canting Dictionary () which in turn draws very heavily (93%) on The New Dict.

A Compleat history of the lives and robberies of the most notorious highwaymen, for above an hundred years past. To which is prefix'd the Thieves new Canting-Dictionary. The fifth edition. (The third volume of the compleat history of the lives, robberies, piracies and murders.

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 Reviews: A new dictionary of the terms ancient and modern of the canting crew, in its several tribes of Gypsies, beggers, thieves, cheats, &.

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Chapter 8. Lexical Additions in A New Canting Dictionary. 30,00 € / $ / £ Get Access to. A new dictionary of the terms ancient and modern of the canting crew, in its several tribes, of gypsies, beggers, thieves, cheats, &c by, unknown edition. A new canting dictionary: comprehending all the terms, antient and modern, used in the several tribes of gypsies, beggars To which is added, a complete collection of songs in the canting dialect.

Book Description: 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 Canting Crew: London’s Criminal Underworld, New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, A New Canting Dictionary.

London, “No Use Now for Police ‘Patter’: Matsell’s Famous Vocabulum is Confined to Oblivion.” The New. 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 of some proverbs, phrases, figurative speeches, &c by B.

gent and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at letter a. abram: abram-cove: abram-men: academy: adam tiler: affidavit-men: alsatia the higher: alsatia the lower: alsatians. 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.

E. 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. The New Canting Dictionary of (pp. ) is probably the most comprehensive compilation of the early eighteenth century; it was greatly admired and used, inter alia, by Fielding for realistic touches in his novel Jonathan Wild.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.