1. [early 18C–mid-19C] (UK Und.) to hold up; to rob; to steal.
2. (UK Und.) to pass sentence of death.
3. [late 19C] (Aus.) to select one’s drink.
SE in slang uses
[1900s–20s] (UK society) on speaking terms.
see say a mouthful under say v.
see under bandog n.
[late 19C] to get sunburned.
see under French n.
[late 16C–early 17C] to speak elegant, formal English.
[late 17C–early 19C] to speak quietly or indistinctly.
see under telephone n.
[1980s] (Irish) to speak Standard English.
[late 19C–1910s] (mainly Aus.) to speak in an affectionate, friendly manner.
[20C+] to talk in Standard English, rather than in colloq., dial. or sl., often as an imper.
[1990s+] to vomit.
[1960s+] (Can.) used by English speakers, to speak English (as opposed to French, which is the first language of many Canadians, esp. the Québecois).