18 definitions by Bob Prochko

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The mother of a child born out of wedlock. An unfortunate creature. Referrs to her low station. more modern definitions refer to the undisputable fact that an ankle is two feet lower than... An interesting survivor of the last 200 years. First reference to its use in this context believed to have been about 1795.
Ya, she de ankle dat de moll.
by Bob Prochko September 21, 2005
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Flogged. This term commonly used in the criminal underworld in the days when flogging was still a legal punishment in this country, it is still occasionaly used in gay and straight SM circles.
I was anointed in the Tombs after I got fresh wid de turnscrew.
by Bob Prochko September 21, 2005
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Confounded, struck dumb, unable to say or do anything
I was alamort when de booley dog pinched me.
by Bob Prochko September 21, 2005
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Iffin' yer mouthpiece is Tammany ye'll be gettin a compliant Break t' yer trial.

or,

Don't sass back t'th' Break.
by Bob Prochko September 21, 2005
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A widow. esp. an attractive young widow. Refers to the practice of ladies in mourning wearing black.

Common slang of the lower class New Yorkers in the 1860's.
Catch a gander at the Ace of spades across d' Cain and Abel, bucko.
by Bob Prochko September 21, 2005
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A foolish man. (see Cove, Addle-pate)
It's only an Addle-cove what don't vote Tammany.
by Bob Prochko September 21, 2005
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A parson, especially a missionary sent by a wealthy congregation into an impoverished neighborhood to "uplift" or Save the population without feeding them first.
I had to listen to that Autumn Bawler for two hours before dey fed me.
by Bob Prochko September 21, 2005
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