"commission" Definition

  1. a shirt.—_Ancient Cant._ _Italian_, CAMICIA. “As from our beds, we doe oft cast our eyes, Cleane linnen yeelds a shirt before we rise, Which is a garment _shifting_ in condition; And in the _canting tongue_ is a COMMISSION. In weale or woe, in joy or dangerous drifts, A _shirt_ will put a man unto his _shifts_.” —_Taylor’s Works_, 1630. For further particulars, _see_ CAMESA.

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Position in the dictionary: 740 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: commister, common sewer, commons, competition wallah, compo, comprador, concaves and convexes, conjee, conk, connaught rangers
Previous words in the dictionary: commemoration, come down, come, comb-cut, colt’s tooth, colt, colour, colly-wobbles, collogue, collections

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