Alley, to throw in the.—To surrender.
Ar.—An exclamation expressing joy, sorrow, surprise, etc., according to the manner of utterance.
Aussie.—Australia; an Australian.
Bag of tricks.—All one's belongings.
Barrack.—To take sides.
Beat the band.—To amaze.
Bird, to give the.—To treat with derision.
Bloke.—A male adult of the genus homo.
Bluff.—Cunning practice; make-believe; to deceive; to mislead.
Book.—In whist, six tricks.
Buckley's (Chance).—A forlorn hope.
Buck up.—Cheer up.
Bunk, to do a.—To depart.
Chap.—A "bloke" or "cove."
Chuck off.—To chaff; to employ sarcasm.
Chuck up.—To relinquish.
Chump.—A foolish fellow.
Cobber.—A boon companion.
Coot.—A person of no account (used contemptuously).
Cove.—A "chap" or "bloke." q.v. (Gipsy).
Cow.—A thoroughly unworthy, not to say despicable person, place, thing or circumstance.
Crack hardy.—To suppress emotion; to endure patiently; to keep a secret.
Crook.—Unwell; dishonest; spurious; fraudulent. Superlative, dead crook.
Crook.—A dishonest or evil person.
Crool.—To frustrate; to interfere with.
Dead.—In a superlative degree; very.
Deal.—A "hand" at cards.
Digger.—An infantryman: a comrade.
Dizzy limit.—The utmost; the superlative degree.
Dud.—No good; ineffective; used up.
Final, to run one's.—To die.
Final kick.—Final leave.
Fly.—A turn; a try.
Game.—Occupation; scheme; design.
Grandstand play.—Playing to the gallery.
Grouch.—To mope; to grumble.
Hokey Fly, by the.—A mild expletive, without any particular meaning.
Hump, to.—To carry, as a swag or other burden.
John 'Op (or Jonop).—Policeman.
Keep one down.—Take a drink.
Kick.—Leave. Kick about.—To loaf or hang about.
Kid.— A child.
Kid, to.—To deceive; to persuade with flattery.
Lob, to.—To arrive.
Lurk.—A plan of action; a regular occupation.
Moniker.—A name; a title; a signature.
Nark.—s., a spoil-sport; a churlish fellow.
Nark, to.—To annoy; to foil.
Neck and neck.—Side by side.
Nod, on the.—Without payment.
Pal.—A friend; a mate (Gipsy).
Part.—Give; hand over.
Pull, to take a.—To desist; to discontinue.
Pull off.— Desist.
Pull my (or your) leg.—To deceive or get the best of.
Punter.—The natural prey of bookmakers (betting men).
Push up daisies, to.—To be interred.
Quid.—A sovereign, or pound sterling.
Rag.—Song in rag time.
Renege.—To fail to follow suit (in playing cards); to quit.
Rile.—To annoy. Riled.—Roused to anger.
Rook, to.—To "take down."
Rouse (or Roust).—To upbraid with many words.
Run 'is final.—Died.
Sawing wood.—"Bluffing;" biding one's time.
School.—A club; a clique of gamblers, or others.
Scoot.—To hurry; to scuttle.
Slam.—Making all the tricks (in card-playing).
Slope, to.—To leave in haste.
Smooge.—To flatter or fawn; to bill and coo.
Sock it into.—To administer physical punishment.
S.O.S.—Signal of distress or warning, used in telegraphy.
Spare my days.—A pious ejaculation.
Spell.—Rest or change.
Sprag.—To accost truculently; to convince.
Squeak.—To give away a secret.
Stop one.—To receive a blow.
Stoush.—To punch with the fist, s., Violence.
Strength.—Truth; correct estimate.
Strike me!—The innocuous remnant of a hardy curse.
'Struth!—An emaciated oath.
Stunt.—A performance; a tale.
Swiv'ly.—Afraid, or unable, to look straight.
Take down.—Deceive; get the best of.
Tart.—A young woman (contraction of sweetheart).
Throw in the alley.—To surrender.
Tip.—A warning; a prognostication; a hint.
Toff.—An exalted person.
Tossed out on my neck.—Rejected.
Track with.—To woo; to "go walking with."
Treat.—Very much or very good.
Twig.—To observe; to espy.
Up to us.—Our duty.
Wade in.—Take your fill.
Wise, to put.—To explain; to instruct.
Wowser.—A narrow-minded, intolerant person.
— To talk volubly.
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