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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dollop, n. 1. [early 19C+] a lump; thus dollops of, lots of. 2. [mid-19C] a large sum of money. 3. [mid-19C] a three-month sentence, i.e. a small ‘lump’ of time.