Greek
Greek Greek, n. 1. A native, or one of the people, of Greece; a Grecian; also, the language of Greece. [1913 Webster]

2. A swindler; a knave; a cheat. [Slang] [1913 Webster]

Without a confederate the . . . game of baccarat does not . . . offer many chances for the Greek. --Sat. Rev. [1913 Webster]

3. Something unintelligible; as, it was all Greek to me. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


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