"socket-money" Definition

  1. money extorted by threats of exposure. To be applied to for SOCKET-MONEY is perhaps one of the most terrible inflictions that can befall a respectable man. SOCKETERS, as the applicants are called, should be punished with the utmost possible severity.

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Position in the dictionary: 3313 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: sodom, soft, soft-horn, soft-sawder, soft-soap, soft-tack, soft-tommy, soiled doves, sold, sold up
Previous words in the dictionary: sockdolager., sock into him, sock, social evil, sober-water, soap, soaker, so-so, snyder, snuggle

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