The Black Moth

The Book
Look for this book and other Georgette Heyer novels at your library, local or used book stores or on Amazon. This book is in the public domain.
The Fashions
The Pretender
Charles Edward Stuart: a.k.a. Bonnie Prince Charlie

The Slang
Cant and Expressions
Slang not included in the above list:
  • Make a leg: A bow, esp. in the phrase to make a leg; probably from drawing the leg backward in bowing. [Obs.][1913 Webster]

  • High Toby: The high toby, the high-road the low toby, the by-road. A highwayman is a “high tobyman;” a mere footpad is a “low tobyman.”

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