Green’s Dictionary of Slang

Five hundred years of the vulgar tongue

‘Quite simply the best historical dictionary of English slang there is, ever has been […] or is ever likely to be’​ — Journal of English Language and Linguistics

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scuffle, v. 1. [mid-19C+] to survive with difficulty, to eke out one’s bare living, often through unpleasant, degrading methods. 2. [late 19C+] to dance. 3. [1940s+] to collect, raise or obtain money or something desirable.
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