Waistcoateer meaning

1822, Sir Walter Scott, The Fortunes of Nigel.

Thou knowest well that, from Mrs. Deputy's self down to the waistcoateers in the alley, all of them are twiring and peeping betwixt their fingers when you pass; and yet you call yourself a miserable dog!

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Noun

Singular:
waistcoateer
Plural:
waistcoateers

Origin of waistcoateer