"light" Definition

  1. credit, trust; “to get a LIGHT at a house” is to get credit. When a man’s credit is stopped, his LIGHT is said to be put out. LIGHT also means life. “I’ll put your LIGHT out” is a murderous threat.

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Position in the dictionary: 2000 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: light bob, light feeder, lightning, lights, lil, lily benjamin, limb, limb of the law, limbo, line
Previous words in the dictionary: lig, lift, lifer, lickspittle, lick, liberty, levy, levanter, letty, let the cat out

The Slang Dictionary's Entry for light

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