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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rathole, n. 1. [mid-19C+] a dirty or unpleasant place or room; also attrib. 2. [1940s] a pocket.