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PLAY it off,

to play Booty; also to throw away, at Gaming, so much and no more. He plays it off, he cheats.

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Entry taken from 1736 Canting Dictionary, by Nathan Bailey.

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PIT a Pat
PLAISTER of hot Guts
PLATE Fleet coes in
PALTTER-Faces Jade
PLAY it off
PLUCK the Ribbon
PLUMP in the Pocket
POLT on the Pate


The Vulgar Tongue originally collected by Grose, 1811.

Also see examples in Canting Songs and Slang Rhymes collected by John S. Farmer (1896).