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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bee-gum (hat), n. 1. [late 19C–1930s] a top hat. 2. [1960s] a hairstyle in which a woman piles her hair on the top of her head.