"long firm" Definition

  1. a gang of swindlers who obtain goods by false pretences. They generally advertise or answer advertisements. The word LONG is supposed to be from a playful allusion made by one of the firm to the length of their credit.

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Position in the dictionary: 2042 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: long-bow., long-ghost, long-headed, long-hundred, long-odds, long-shore butcher, long-tailed beggar, long-tailed-one, long-tails, longs
Previous words in the dictionary: london ordinary, lolly, loll, logie, loggerheads, lobster-box, lobster, lobscouse, lobs!, lobs

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