Hotten, J. Camden. (1860). A dictionary of modern slang, cant, and vulgar words: used at the present day in the streets of London, the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, the houses of Parliament, the dens of St. Giles, and the palaces of St. James : preceded by a history of cant and vulgar language : with glossaries of two secret languages, spoken by the wandering tribes of London, the costermongers, and the patterers. 2nd ed. / London: John Camden Hotten.MLA Citation
Hotten, John Camden, 1832-1873. A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant, And Vulgar Words: Used At the Present Day In the Streets of London, the Universities of Oxford And Cambridge, the Houses of Parliament, the Dens of St. Giles, And the Palaces of St. James : Preceded by a History of Cant And Vulgar Language : With Glossaries of Two Secret Languages, Spoken by the Wandering Tribes of London, the Costermongers, And the Patterers. 2nd ed. / London: John Camden Hotten, 1860.
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