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syph

[sif] /sɪf/
noun, Slang.
1.
syphilis (often preceded by the).
Origin of syph
by shortening
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syph

n,n phr

(Variations: siff or the siff) Syphilis: syphilis, not siff/ They found out he had the syph while he was doin' time (1914+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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