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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wheel, v. 1. [mid-19C+] to drive fast, to ride fast. 2. [late 19C–1900s] to ride a bicycle or similar pedal-powered vehicle; thus wheeling n. 3. [1930s+] to drive an automobile. 4. [1940s+] to drive someone, as in a taxi.
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