1. [mid–late 17C; late 18C+] (later use US) a young woman, with a poss. implication of promiscuity.
2. [19C] a drunken old hag.
3. [late 19C+] (orig. US) a homosexual man.
4. [20C+] (N.Z.) a blonde-haired woman.
5. [1920s–30s] a young boy tramp who accompanies an older homosexual tramp.
[1960s+] (US gay) one who attacks (and robs) homosexuals.
[late 19C–1930s] (US gay) a male brothel for homosexuals.
[1940s–60s] (US) a lesbian, esp. a ‘feminine’ one.
[1990s+] (US) the small loop on the upper back of many shirts; such a loop, supposedly, can be used to hold a victim ready for buggery.
[1990s+] (US) blackmailing married men who frequent gay bars and similar places.
[1960s+] (US gay) a public lavatory cubicle.
[1960s+] (US gay) any phallic object carried by a cruising gay man, e.g. a cigarette holder, a rolled umbrella (on a dry day), a long-stemmed rose.
SE in slang uses
[1970s+] (drugs) phencyclidine.
[1950s–70s] (drugs) any form of powdered narcotic.
1. [late 19C+] (orig. US) a fanciful, mendacious tale, often in aid of obtaining money or favours (cf. fairy n.3 ).
2. attrib. use of sense 1.
(US short order) boiled chicken.
[late 19C] to toss coins to see who buys a round of halfpennyworths of gin.