"gatter" Definition

  1. beer; “shant of GATTER,” a pot of beer. A curious slang street melody, known in Seven Dials as _Bet the Coaley’s Daughter_, thus mentions the word in a favourite verse:— “But when I strove my flame to tell, Says she, ‘Come, stow that patter, If you’re a cove wot likes a gal, Vy don’t you stand some GATTER?’ In course I instantly complied— Two brimming quarts of porter, With sev’ral goes of gin beside, Drain’d Bet the Coaley’s daughter.”

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Position in the dictionary: 1413 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: gaudy, gawfs, gawky, gay, gay tyke boy, gee, geeloot, gen, gent, gentleman of four outs;
Previous words in the dictionary: gate-race, gate, gassy, gas, garrotting, garrotte, garreter, garnish, gargle, gardener

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