dandiprat

Related to dandiprat: dandyprat, gainsaying, declassee

dandiprat

(ˈdændɪˌpræt) or

dandyprat

n
1. (Historical Terms) a small English coin minted in the 16th century
2. archaic
a. a small boy
b. an insignificant person
[C16: of unknown origin]
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I purchased the concern, And clapt it i' my poke, having given for same, By way o' chop, swop, barter or exchange-- "Chop" was my snickering dandiprat's own term-- One shilling and fourpence, current coin o' the realm.
Giglet: Someone who's a wanton Fopdoodle: A foolish person Dandiprat: An urchin Jobbernowl: A blockhead Stockhobber: A low wretch who gets money by buying and selling shares.: STILL AROUND TODAY:Paraphernalia: Goods in the wife's disposal.