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Abbr anglicized Anglo-Indian arse Australian coll ball beef beer beggar blood blow blue Bootham School boots Bowen brown buck bully bung butter Captain chalk Charley cheat cheese Christ’s Hospital chuck Cockney coll verging corruption costermonger Cuthbert Bede Dickens drink drunk early 19 Egan’s Grose English Etymology Ex Hindustani Ex S.E. ex U.S. fellow female pudend harlot Hence Hindustani horse jocular coll late C.18–early London low coll mainly man’s Mayhew military nautical coll Ned Ward nickname one’s oneself orig Oxford Oxford er P.G.Wodehouse Parlary pejorative Perhaps ex person phrase pidgin Pierce Egan prob proletarian public-house pugilistic rare recorded resp rhyming Romany S.E. Ex S.E. sense School Scott Scottish Shakespeare Shelta ship Slang slightly Smollett soon S.E. street tailors term Thackeray theatrical variant verging on S.E. Ware Whence Winchester College woman word