Chapter

British School and University Glossaries

Julie Coleman

in A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries

Published in print October 2008 | ISBN: 9780199549375
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191720772 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549375.003.0006

Series: A History Of Cant and Slang Dictionaries

 British School and University Glossaries

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This chapter examines British school and college slang dictionaries of the period. These are largely of the long-established public schools and ancient universities such as Eton and Winchester, and have sometimes been looked at in isolation with reference to those institutions; however, they are part of a general trend.

Keywords: Eton; Winchester; slang; public school; Britain; 19th century; 20th century

Chapter.  13298 words. 

Subjects: Sociolinguistics

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