Tramps' Slang and Terminology

4 terms

Huey

a town or village.—Tramps' term.

Shickster-crabs

ladies' shoes.—Tramps' term.

Titter

To titter: To suppress a laugh.
a girl; “nark the titter ,” i.e., look at the girl.—Tramp's term.

Wild

wild : A colloquialism for “angry” which is to be preferred.

a village.—Tramps' term. See vile.
adj. self-willed, untamed, uncultivated, desertVariants: wielde, wylde, sb. pl., wild animals Der.: wilderne, wilderness wildrin, desert, belonging to a wilderness wildernesse, wilderness wyldernysEtymology: Anglo-Saxon wild