one who robs a cook shop

Source: A Dictionary of  Modern Slang, Cant, and Vulgar Words, quoted on The Havemann Family History Center.

Upright men in tall beaver hats, their shillelaghs under their arms, strode in aristocratic glory, looking with disdain at the mere pudding snammers and pavement screevers who darted about them.

Source: Von Bek, ‘The City in the Autumn Stars’, Michael Moorcock.

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