[20C+] (Aus.) that portion of a glass of beer that lies beneath the foamy collar n. (1b)
SE in slang uses
[1990s+] a toady.
[1950s+] a male homosexual.
pertaining to homosexuality.
[2000s] (Aus.) the female breasts.
[1910s–20s] (US) a body louse, a bedbug.
[1990s+] a woman with large breasts.
[1920s+] (US) impoverished, deprived, mean.
[20C+] (Aus./US) a distant relation, a family friend.
[1930s+] you look very ill; i.e. you look as if you’ll soon be dead.
[1940s] (UK prison) a beating administered by warders to a new prisoner on admission.
[20C+] (US) to eat heartily.
1. [mid-19C] to become angry or to make another angry [the disarrangement of one’s clothes that may follow a fit of arm-brandishing fury].
2. [mid-19C–1930s] to cause someone to lose all their money (through gambling) [? precursor of lose one’s shirt ].
[1970s] (N.Z.) to hurry up.
see get up someone’s nose under nose n.
1. [1910s+] to lose a good deal of money, usu. through gambling or other speculation.
2. (Aus.) to lose one’s temper.
3. [1990s+] (US campus) to laugh uncontrollably.
[late 19C+] (gambling) to bet heavily.
[late 19C] to lose one’s temper.
[mid-17C–18C] a euph. but derisive excl. of abuse, rejection.
[20C+] calm down!
[mid-19C+] calm down! don’t lose (emotional) control!