to hit with the fist. Romany word for 'five'. To give someone a bunch of fives. Not to be confused with the word 'punch' meaning a drink with five ingredients, which is not a Romany word, but a Hindi word. The Hindi for 'five' is 'paanch'.
informer, someone who has got their nose into your business. Romany word 'naak' means nose. Not to be confused with the later American word with similar meaning which is an abbreviation for 'Narcotics Agent'