Pope (of Rome) n.
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|Passing Eng. of the Victorian Era 199/2: Pope (Com. Eng.). Abbreviation of pope o’ Rome, the rhyming for home.|
|Cockney 293: Telling the potman to put it on the Cain and Able (table) same as if he was at the Pope o’ Rome (home).|
|Fowlers End (2001) 269: I must die for the want o’ Johnny Rann, / No Little Nell shall be rung for / This Pope-o’-Romeless pot-’n-pan / My ding-dong has been sung for.|
|Up the Frog.|
|Dict. of Cockney Rhy. Sl.|
|www.asstr.org [Internet] Maybe I won’t even wait to get pope in rome before I sound off: maybe I’ll ask the local bottles and stoppers if they know about what’s on your sheet with the sweeny todd.‘Dead Beard’ at|