King John’s Men (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

King John’s Men

He is one of king John’s men, eight score to the hundred: a saying of a little undersized man.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

King’s Head Inn * King of the Gypsies


Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

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Kill Care Club
Kill Devil
Kill Priest
To Kimbaw
King’s Plate
King’s Wood Lion
King’s Bad Bargain
King’s Head Inn
King John’s Men
King of the Gypsies
King’s Pictures
Kingdom Come
Kiss Mine A-se
Kissing Crust
Kit-cat Club
Kitchen Physic
Kittle Pitchering