Johnson’s London Dictionary: Hamleys

HAMLEYS (n.) Costermonger that doth purvey accoutrements designed to silence excitable children.

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2 thoughts on “Johnson’s London Dictionary: Hamleys”

    1. I think most of London’s parents have, at some time, bought an ‘essential’ for their child there, for a lot more than they would have wished.

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