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Author: Head, Richard, 1637?-1686?
Title: The canting academy, or, The devils cabinet opened wherein is shewn the mysterious and villanous practices of that wicked crew, commonly known by the names of hectors, trapanners, gilts, &c. : to which is added a compleat canting-dictionary, both of old words, and such as are now most in use : with several new catches and songs, compos'd by the choisest wits of the age ...
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Print source: The canting academy, or, The devils cabinet opened wherein is shewn the mysterious and villanous practices of that wicked crew, commonly known by the names of hectors, trapanners, gilts, &c. : to which is added a compleat canting-dictionary, both of old words, and such as are now most in use : with several new catches and songs, compos'd by the choisest wits of the age ...
Head, Richard, 1637?-1686?

London: Printed by F. Leach for Mat. Drew ..., 1673.
Subject terms:
English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800.
Wit and humor.
Songs, English -- Texts.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A43142.0001.001
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