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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draw it mild, v. 1. [mid-19C] to amaze, to impress. 2. [early 19C+] to restrain oneself, usu. in speech. 3. [mid-19C] to hold down one's charges; cite 1838 refers to turnpike fees.