"head-beetler" Definition

  1. the bully of the workshop, who lords it over his fellow-workmen by reason of superior strength, skill in fighting, &c. Sometimes applied to the foreman.

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Position in the dictionary: 1622 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: head-rails, head-serag, header, heap, heat, heavy dragoons, heavy wet, hedge, hedge-popping, heel-tap
Previous words in the dictionary: head or tail, ha’porth o’ liveliness, ha’porth o’ coppers, hazy, haze, haymarket hectors, hay bag, hawse holes, hawbuck, hatchet

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