Thackeray, Men and Pictures,. Persons who make believe that they are handing you round tokay— giving you the real imperial Stuff. Warner, Blacklog Studies, 4. A cynic might suggest as the motto of modern life this simple legend— ' Just as good as the real. Justin M'Carthy, Donna Quixote, xvii. But I do like her.
I took to her from the first. Real jam, I call her. Punch, 3 Jan. Without Real Jam—cash and kisses—this world is a bitterish pill. See Rum.
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Ream-penny, subs. Rear, subs. Rebec or Rebeck , subs, old colloquial. Chaucer, Cant. Tales, ' Friar's Tale,' Here woneth an old rebekke That hadde almost as lief to lese hire nekke As for to geve a peny of hir good. Receipt-of-Custom, subs. Receiver-general, subs.
Recker, The or Rekker , subs.
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Foote, Bankrupt, iii. What, you are a courtier, I reckon? Scott, St. Roman's Well, x. I reckon you'll be selling out the whole— it's needless making two bites of a cherry. Century Diet. Reckon, v. The use of reckon in this sense [to hold a supposition or impression] though regularly developed and found in good literature.
Gunter, Miss Dividend, iii. Reckon your pap has had too much railroad and mine on his hands to be able to even eat for the last month.
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To reckon up, verb phr. Hence, to slander ; to back-bite. Dickens, Bleak House, liv. Tulkinghorn employed me [Bucket, the detective] to reckon up her Ladyship.
Five Years' Penal Servitude, j. The officer spotted him directly, and if he could not reckon him up himself, would mark him for the attention of someone else. See Chickens and Host. See Accounts. To beat break, cut, lower, or smash the record, verb phr. Recordite, subs, obsolete clerical. Conybeare, Church Parties, This exaggeration of Evangelicalism, sometimes called the Puritan, sometimes, from its chief organ, the Recordite party.uvpulnical.ga
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It is a popular delusion that the Recordites are excluded from public amusements. Recreant, subs, old : now recognised. Recruit, subs. Old Cant. A poker kept for show : curate q. Rector of the females, subs.
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Rochester, Poems. Then pulling out the rector of the females, Nine times he bath'd him in their piping tails. Red, subs, and adj. Gold : also red-un : Fr. Fletcher, Mad Lover, v. There's a red rogue, to buy thee handkerchiefs. I touched for a red toy and red tackle. A toy and a tackle— both red-'uns.
Sporting Times [S. Telegraph, 14 May, 11, 5. You have got a fine rkd-'un. You just now alluded to your watch as a red'un. And then you explained that "red-'un" was thieves'slang. France '93 a violent revolutionary of the established order. See also Admiral, Red-cent, and Red-coat.
We now first hear of reade coates, Lord Stanley's soldiers ; a well-known word in Cromwell's day, years later]. An English ship is called a red crosse]. Rump Songs, ii. The lass in the red petticoat shall pay for it. Young men answer so when they are chid for being so prodigal and expensive ; meaning, they will get a wife with a good portion, that shall pay for it. Ward, Hud. A drum was beaten on the ground By an old red coat.