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St Giles' Greek

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  • proper n. A secret language, as spoken by beggars and thieves.

Etymologies

The term comes from the St Giles' area of present-day central London which, during the 17th and 18th centuries, was notorious as a refuge for thieves and other criminals. (Wiktionary)

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