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Argot   /ˈɑrgət/   Listen

A characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves).  Synonyms: cant, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular.

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"Argot" Quotes from Famous Books

... demoralizing effect on our household. I was growing irritable, Silvia careworn. Even Huldah showed their influence by acquiring the very latest in slang from them. Once in a while to my amusement I heard Silvia unconsciously adopting the Polydore argot. ...
— Our Next-Door Neighbors • Belle Kanaris Maniates

... un "stunning" jeu. "Stunning" est une autre expression Anglaise qui veut dire qu'une chose est regulairement "a, un," ou de me servir d'argot, "parfaitement de premiere cotelette," et qui "prend le gateau." Pour faire un cote de cricket, il faut onze. Je ne suis pas encore dans notre onze, mais j'espere d'etre la un de ces jours. Mais pour continuer. Il y a le "wicket," une chose ...
— Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 99., August 23, 1890. • Various

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