"body-snatcher" Definition

  1. a bailiff or runner: SNATCH, the trick by which the bailiff captures the delinquent. These terms are now almost obsolete, so far as the pursuits mentioned are concerned.

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Position in the dictionary: 270 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: bog, bog-oranges, bog-trotter, bogus, boilers, boko, bolt, bolus, bombay ducks;, bone
Previous words in the dictionary: bodkin, bobby, bobbish, bobbery, bob, boat, board-of-green-cloth, blurt out, blunt, bluff

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