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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chew the cud, v. 1. [17C+] to ponder, to think something over. 2. [mid-19C–1900s] to chew tobacco; thus cud-chewer, one who chews tobacco.