Definition of Costers

1. Noun. (plural of coster) ¹



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Definition of Costers

1. coster [n] - See also: coster

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Costers

costate
costated
costatolide
coste
costean
costeaned
costeaning
costeanings
costeans
costectomy
costed
costen
coster
costermonger
costermongers
costers (current term)
costes
costia
costiasis
costibite
costicartilage
costiferous
costiform
costimulate
costimulated
costimulates
costimulating
costimulation
costimulations
costimulator

Literary usage of Costers

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1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"... Shine-nag (costers), a token of bankruptcy, or being " cracked up." "You'll ruin the shine- nag if you go on like that." Shiner (popular), a sovereign; ..."

2. The English at Home by Alphonse Esquiros (1861)
"The English costers reside in courts and alleys in the vicinity of the ... It is calculated that only one-third of the costers have a capital of their own; ..."

3. London labour and the London poor: Cyclopædia of the Condition and Earnings by Henry Mayhew (1861)
"But I'm satisfied that if the costers had to profess themselves of some ... This is the reason :—London costers live very often in the same courts and ..."

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