Green’s Dictionary of Slang

St. Hillaries teares. Shed upon. all professions, from the judge to the petty fogger. From the spruce dames of exchange, to the durty walking fishmongers. From the Coven-Garden lady of iniquity, to the Turne-bal-streete-Trull, and indeed from the tower-staires to Westminster ferry, for want of a stirring midsomer terme, this yeare of disasters, 1642

by John Taylor
London 1642