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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slushy, n. 1. [early 19C+] a cook, or assistant cook. 2. [late 19C+] a cook’s assistant, esp. for a shearing gang. 3. [20C+] any unskilled assistant; a servant, thus a derogatory label.
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