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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varmint, adj. 1. [19C] shrewd, knowing, ‘au fait’. 2. [early–mid-19C] fashionable, ‘swell’, dashing.