he has been whipped at the cart’s tail; or, as it is generally, though more vulgarly, expressed, at the cart’s a-se. It is all holiday at Peckham, or it is all holiday with him; a saying signifying that it is all over with the business or person spoken of or alluded to.
(available online by the Gutenberg Project ) so yes, there are some words that are very vulgar indeed.
ABBESS, or LADY ABBESS, A bawd, the mistress of a brothel.
A cant word among thieves, signifying a naked or poor man; also a lusty, strong rogue.
The Floating Academy; the lighters on board of which those persons are confined, who by a late regulation are condemned to hard labour, instead of transportation.
the gallows, called also the Wooden and Three-legged Mare.
A cuckold, from the horns planted on the head of Acteon by Diana.
One who from drunkenness vomits into the lap of the person sitting opposite to him.
it was much against his inclination, or against his pluck. Anxious, eager, impatient: from the Italian AGOGARE, to desire eagerly. Stuck fast, stopped, at a loss, ruined; like a boat or vessel aground.
A lawyer who takes fees from both plaintiff and defendant, or that goes snacks with both parties in gaming.