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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angle, n. 1. [1910s+] any plan that should benefit its maker, an exploitable gimmick, an ulterior motive; thus get an angle on v., to work out the optimum way of doing something. 2. attrib. use of sense 1.
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