"beggars’ velvet" Definition

  1. downy particles which accumulate under furniture from the negligence of housemaids. Otherwise called SLUTS’-WOOL.

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Position in the dictionary: 144 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: belcher, bell, bellows, bellows to mend, bellowsed, belly-timber, belly-vengeance, bemuse, ben, ben cull
Previous words in the dictionary: beetle-sticker, beetle-crusher, beeswing, beeswax, beery, beeline, beefy, beef-headed, bee, bed-post

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