"busk" Definition

  1. to sell obscene songs and books at the bars and in the tap-rooms of public-houses. Sometimes it implies selling other articles. Also to “work” public-houses and certain spots as an itinerant musician or vocalist.

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Position in the dictionary: 442 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: busker, bust, buster, bustle, busy-sack, butcha, butcher, butcher’s mourning, butter, butter-fingered
Previous words in the dictionary: business, bus, bury a moll, burra, burke, burerk, burdon’s hotel, bunter, bunkum, bunker

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