"weaving leather aprons." Definition

  1. When a knowing blade is asked what he has been doing lately, and does not choose to tell, his reply is, that he has been very busy WEAVING LEATHER APRONS. (From the reports of a celebrated trial for gold robbery on the South-Western Railway.) Other similar replies are, “I have been making a trundle for a goose’s eye,” or a “whim-wham to bridle a goose.” Sometimes a man will describe himself as “a doll’s-eye WEAVER.”

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Position in the dictionary: 3898 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: wedge, wedge-feeder, weed, weight-for-age, wejee, welcher, well, welt, west central, wet
Previous words in the dictionary: weaving, weather-headed, weather eye, wayz-goose, wax, wattles, waterman, water-dogs, water-bewitched, water the dragon

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