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dictionary of the underworld, British & American being the vocabularies of crooks, criminals, racketeers, beggars and tramps, convicts, the commercial underworld, the drug traffic, the white slave traffic, spivs. by Eric Partridge

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Published by Routledge & Paul in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cant -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

First published in 1949, reprinted with addenda, 1961.

GenreDictionaries.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 817 p.
Number of Pages817
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16660783M

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