Posted by Shae on September 08, 2002
Some dictionaries I've come across as sources in my Sheela-na-gig quest. I haven't seen any of these, so I can't vouch for their accuracy.
A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue from the twelfth century to the end of the seventeenth, ed. Sir William Craigie (Chicago: UCP, 1937)
The Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang, ed. Eric Partridge (London: Routledge, 1973 )
A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, ed. Eric Partridge (London & New York: Routledge, 1984
Dictionary of obsolete and provincial English, ed. Thomas Wright (London: Henry G. Bohn, MDCCCLVII, reprinted by Gale Research Comp. Book Tower, Detroit, 1967)
A Dictionary of Sexual Language and Imagery in Shakespearean and Stuart Literature, Gordon Williams (London: The Athlone Press, 1994)