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Romany Language Notes

Romany is an Indo-European language spoken in large parts of Europe. It is the language of the Romani people, also known as Gypsies (a derogatory term).

cosh   Bludgeon or stick for hitting.
cove man As in 'a rum cove', a good chap.
cushy good, nice Used in the UK ("a cushy job").
gigolo   Male escort usually for older women.
pal brother  
posh half First class.

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