Slang and its analogues past and present Volume 1, pt. 1 ; A dictionary, historical and comparative of the heterodox speech of all classes of society for more than three hundred years

 
9781236040558: Slang and its analogues past and present Volume 1, pt. 1 ; A dictionary, historical and comparative of the heterodox speech of all classes of society for more than three hundred years
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 Excerpt: ...and concealment. Argue. To Aegue Out Of (AWAY, A DOG'S TAIL OFF( etc.), verb. phr. (colloquial).--To get rid of hy argument: see Tale. 1713. Guardian, 60. Which... have clearly Aegued That Animal Out OF THE CREATiON. 1719. Young, Revenge, i. 1. We call on wit to Abgue It A Wav. 1865. Thompson, Odds and Ends. Men... would Aegue A Dog's Tail Of P. Argufv, verb, (colloquial).--I. To argue; to worry; to wrangle. Whence (2) to signify; to prove of consequence; to follow as a result of argument. Aegufier = a contentious talker. See Arg and Argle. 1751. Smollett, Per. Pickle, lxxviii. Howsomever, that don't Abgufv in reverence of his heing in a hurry. Ibid. (1770i Humph. Clinher; 797. Would you go for to offer for to Aeguefv me out of my senses. 1758. Muephv, Upholsterer, i. Well, it does not signify Abgipving. /. 1763. Shenstone, To a Friend. I've done (she mutter'd), I was saying It did not Aegufv my playing; Some folks will win, they can not choose, But, think or not think, some must lose. 1795. D'abblav, Diary, 9 June, vi. 41. But what Abgufies all thus festivity? 'tis all vanity and exhalation of spirit. 1800. Edgewoeth, Will, ii. I can't stand Abgufving here ahout charity. c. 1800. D11tdin, Poor Jach, iii. What Aegufies sniv'Itng and piping your eye. 1820. Coombe, Syntax, 11. v, I have no learning, no, not I, Nor do pretend to Aegufv. 1837. Lvtton, Maltravers, iv. vii. I should like to have you on the roadside instead of within these four gimcrack walls... the Abgufving would he all in my favour then. 1855. Halibueton, Nature and Human Nature. I listen to a preacher, and try to he hetter for his Aegufving. 1862. Lowell, Biglow Papers, 11. 15. It ain't no use to Aegeefv nor try to cut up frisky. d. 1864. I,efch, Cartoon. Do you want to Abgikv, you little hegg...

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