FROGGIE means: Froggie is British derogatory slang for a French person.
GYPSYS means: Gypsys (shortened from Gypsy's warning) is London Cockney rhyming slang for morning.
JACK STRAW means: Jack Straw is British slang for an insubstantial man.
ROSIN means: Rosin is slang for an alcoholic drink.
sledge means: Verb. To be incapacitated mentally, and consequently physically, from taking drugs. E.g."I just sat there sledging in the corner, unable to dance." [1990s]
Canuck Wheel means: Canadian Tire, a big box store in Canada which specializes in car stuff but now sells everything (see also "Crappy Tire"
Flutter means: Having plenty of money.
CS means: Career Suicide
boob means: A stupid or foolish person That boob O'Reilly picked his nose three times at the dinner table.
off-yer-face means: Phrase used for those tripping on magic mushrooms. Those who were "off-their-face" could be easily spotted by others who partook in similar drug taking through some strange unspoken awareness. Alternately they could be spotted by anyone when they fall backwards off their chair in Biology Class and get taken to hospital to have their stomach pumped e.g. Gareth at Sandbach Skool, thereafter known to friends as "Mushy".
Jimmy Hill means: Bill (statement). Have we paid the Jimmy Hill yet? . Jimmy Hill is a football pundit and former player
Brillo Pad means: Hair reminiscent of a Brillo Pad.
skool means: to cry warning on the coast when the herring strike in
wicked means: something or someone amazing (he wicked at playing cards)
pull means: Influence. Hey, man, give me a pull on that iced tea.
Moon eye means: most common cause of blindness; a condition where horses experience eye pain in the sunlight and prefer to be outside at night; eyes eventually become a cloudy, pale blue and resembling the color of the full moon. Myth said horses had been blinded by the moon and that the coming and going of the condition followed the monthly phases of the moon..
Basylous means: Pertaining to, or having the nature of, a basyle; electro-positive; basic; -- opposed to chlorous.
Calcifying means: of Calcify
Countermarched means: of Countermarch
Crutched means: Supported upon crutches.
Cyanosite means: Native sulphate of copper. Cf. Blue vitriol, under Blue.
Denotate means: To mark off; to denote.
Devoto means: A devotee.
Epitrite means: A foot consisting of three long syllables and one short syllable.
Frugally means: Thriftily; prudently.
Hush means: Stillness; silence; quiet.
Insolent means: Haughty and contemptuous or brutal in behavior or language; overbearing; domineering; grossly rude or disrespectful; saucy; as, an insolent master; an insolent servant.
Marry means: To enter into the conjugal or connubial state; to take a husband or a wife.
Moment means: Impulsive power; force; momentum.
Plano-orbicular means: Plane or flat on one side, and spherical on the other.
Settle means: To sink to the bottom; to fall to the bottom, as dregs of a liquid, or the sediment of a reserveir.
Sphacelating means: of Spacelate
Squamula means: One of the little hypogynous scales found in the flowers of grasses; a lodicule.
Statarian means: Fixed; settled; steady; statary.
Subterraneous means: Being or lying under the surface of the earth; situated within the earth, or under ground; as, subterranean springs; a subterraneous passage.
Ye means: Yea; yes.
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