"shivering jemmy" Definition

  1. the name given by street-folk to any cadger who exposes himself, half naked, on a cold day, to obtain alms. The “game” is unpleasant, but was, before exposure of a different kind spoilt it, exceedingly lucrative.

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Position in the dictionary: 3098 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: shockhead, shoddy, shoe, shoe leather!, shoes, shoes, children’s, to make, shoful, shoful pullet, shoful-pitcher, sholl
Previous words in the dictionary: shirty, ship-shape, shins., shiney rag, shiners, shine, shindy, shin-plaster, shin, shilly-shally

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