[late 18C; 1900s] tears.
[mid-19C–1900s] to cry.
SE in slang uses
[1930s+] (Aus.) a fanatical teetotaller.
[mid-19C] the stomach.
[late 17C–1900s] weak tea, punch or any other liquor.
[late 19C] a river policeman.
[late 19C–1910s] a ‘cry-baby’.
1. [mid-17C] the penis [its urinary function].
2. [late 19C] a total abstainer, a teetotaller.
[mid-17C–early 18C] the vagina.
1. [1930s+] (US) a useless boxer who accepts money to lose fights.
2. [1950s] by ext., an informer.
[1980s+] (US campus) to vomit.
[1950s+] (Aus.) a cook.
[mid-19C–1920s] weeping; also attrib.
[mid-19C] the vagina .
[mid-19C] (UK Und.) girls’ virginities, maidenheads.
[mid-19C–1900s] a Norfolk dumpling, a plain dumpling made from bread dough.
see washer-dona n.
[late 19C] the urinary organs, irrespective of gender.
1. [mid-19C] pubic hair.
2. [mid-19C] a neckcloth, scarf or tie with long pendant ends.
3. [mid-19C–1920s] false hair.
[late 19C] one who is afraid to go into water.
[mid-16C] the vagina when wet with sexual excitement.
[1960s+] a foolish person.
see watery-headed adj.
see watering hole n.
(mid-17C) the vagina.
[mid-19C] (UK Und.) an oyster.
[1910s–20s] very drunk.
1. see waterboy
2. see also separate entries.
[mid-17C–early 19C] the vagina.
[late 17C–mid-19C] a thief who specializes in robbing ships on the River Thames.
[1970s] the penis.
[early–mid-19C] an umbrella.
[late 17C] the vagina.
1. [late 16C] a pirate.
2. [late 19C–1930s] a sergeant in the Thames River Police.
3. [1950s+] (Ulster) a customs officer.
[late 18C–early 19C] a doctor who diagnoses on the basis of a patient’s urine.
[late 18C–early 19C] a thief who works on a river.
[1970s+] urolagnia, urinating on a partner for sexual stimulation.
[1900s] (Aus.) a priest; a clergyman.
see spout n.3 (1)
see separate entry.
see wagtail n.
see separate entry.
[1950s+] (orig. US) to defeat comprehensively, to overwhelm.
see under draw v.4
[1940s] (US) to get over-excited, to lose one’s temper.
[1950s] (US) to pressurize, to intimidate.
see go in the tank under tank n.1
[1940s–50s] (Aus.) to rush, to be in a very great hurry.
1. [20C+] to be patient, to remain calm; esp. in imper. hold your water! calm down!
2. to maintain silence under pressure, e.g. from the authorities.
[20C+] (US) in debt.
1. [late 19C–1910s] (US) to back down.
2. [20C+] (Aus.) to leave a bar or public house after spending all one’s cash on drink.
1. [early–mid-19C] gin.
2. [1930s] (US drugs) any drug.