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 Credit to [personal profile] gardienne for finding the argot

 
Accro -- hooked/addicted (un accro -- an addict)
Accrocher  --- To catch/snag
Acite
-- oil
Ado -- teenager
Affurer -- to rob
Anicroche - hitch/snag/complication
Antan -- the past year
Apart -- apartment
Arnaguer  --  to swindle/diddle/snag/arrest
Arroser --  to water/spray/ drink someone's health
Atiguer -- executioner

Bagarrer -- to fight/clash/argue
Baiser -- to kiss
Balles - money
Bandant -- sexy/intersting
Bander -- to have an erection
Barant -- brook
Baraque -- hut/shed/stall
Baratin -- sweet talk
Bards -- irons (shackles)
Bavarder -- to chat
Becquilard -- executioner
Beauf -- brother in law/small minded person
beguin -- crush/ fancy
berk -- yuck
bicher -- to be pleased with one's self
Bichot -- bishop
Blavin -- handkerchief
bled -- village/dump
bobonne - missus/dearie
Boffette -- blow
Bonnis -- tell
bordel -- brothel/mess/chaos
Boulangere -- the Devil
Bouliner -- to tear
Boulins in the Lourdes -- false papers
bouguin -- book
boulot -- work
bourrique -- idiot
boustifaille -- food
Boyanches tu? -- Do you drink?
Braser -- to make
Broque -- penny

Cadene -- chain
Caler -- to forge
Caleur -- waiter
Camoufle -- to receive a blow
Camoufles -- lights
Camouflet -- a blow
carburer -- to go/to be
Carvel -- boat
casser  --  to break
Castus -- dungeon
Chandelle -- to receive a blow
charabia -- gibberish
Charlot -- executioner
Chique -- church
choper -- to pinck/nick/steal
chouette -- cute/nice
Cintrer -- have
clebard  --  dog
Cognes -- police
Colabre/ colas -- neck
the College -- prison
Columbe -- known
crapoter  -- to smoke without inhaling
Criblements -- cries

dalle  -- paving stone
debile --  infirm/old/feeble
Decarrons -- Let us go
deglinguir  --  to burst/break
degoisier  --  to spout/rattle on
degommer -- to be told off
deguerpir  --   to clear off/scarper
degueulasse  --  lousy, rotten, filthy, disgusting
deguster  -- to taste
detaler -- to bolt/take off
dingue  --  crazy
Devisser le coco -- wring the neck
Draw his crampe -- escape

Egarer comtois lui -- made him their gossip
Egrugeoir -- church
Emballer -- arrest
Empaffes -- bedclothes
escamoter -- to evade
esgourde  -- ear
Etre gerbe -- to be judged

Faffes -- false keys
Fagot -- convict
Fandango -- saw (as in the tool)
farfalou --  eccentric
Faucher -- to cut up
Fee -- daughter
Fertauche/ fertille -- straw
ficille  --  string
Figues -- clothes
flemme --- laziness
Frangir -- to break
frotter  -- to rub/fight
fuguer  --  run away

gagne-pain --  job
Gahisto -- the Devil
Gail/Gaye -- horse
galere --  galley of a ship
Galifard -- apprentice
Gamin -- street child
gaspi -- waste
Gat -- cat
genial  --  inspired
givre  -- covered in frost
Goffeur -- locksmith
gonfler -- to inflate/swell
gosse --  kid
Goupiner -- to work
gourer  --  to make a mistake
Grivier -- soldier
Guedouze -- death

Hers -- master

Icigo/icicalle -- here
Il Croyanche -- he believes
Il Lanisque -- it rains

Jouer le harnache -- duped

kif-kif --  all the same

lacher
 -- loosen/release
Lanisquinee -- wet
Larbin -- lackey
Larton/ Lartif -- bread
Ligoter -- fasten
Limace -- shirt
Lingre -- knife
Loffe -- stupid
Longes -- years
louper  --  mess up/miss/flunk

Malade -- arrested
malfrat -- thug/criminal/truant
malin  --  shrewd/cunning
Malteses -- crowns [coins]
Manger -- to kill/ assassinate/ plunder
Manger le morceau -- to inform against
Maquiller -- to do/ make
Marron sur l'escalier -- caught in the act
Mastiquer les machoire -- to fight
maudit  --  darned/blasted/hateful
Meck/ Meg -- God
Memere -  grandma/fat old woman
Menesse -- derogative term for a woman
Mezig -- me
Mion -- child
mijoter  --  to cook up/ plan
mirettes  --  eyes
moche  --  ugly/mean
Momignard/ Momacque/ Mome -- child
Montant -- wall
Monte -- top
Mort -- condemned
mouise  --  poverty/ hard times
moule  --  idiot

nombriliste  --  self centred

Oche -- ear
Orgue -- man

Paillard  --  bawdy/ coarse/ lewd
panne -- grease
Pantinois -- Parisian
Pantouflard  -- quiet/ uneventful
Pantre -- the world in general
Pegre -- robbery
Pegrenne -- hunger
Peinard  --  cushy/ easy
Pharos -- general/ minister
Pieu -- crossbar
piger  --  to understand
Pigritia -- the Underclass
Pilche -- box
pinailleur  --  fussy
pinard  --  cheap wine
Planquer -- to hide
plouc  --  country bumpkin
Pogne -- hand
pote  --  friend
Prendre du chiquer -- to fight
Proprio --  landlord/lady

rabais  
--  cheap
Rabichon -- the priest
rabioter  --  to beg/ scrounge/ mooch/ wrangle
Rabouin -- the Devil
Raille -- spy
Railles -- policeman
Ratiere -- bread thief
Reguise -- vagabond
reluguer  --  to eye/oogle
Riffe -- fire
rouspeter  --  to moan/groan
Roussi -- sheep (as in a spy in jail)
Roussin -- spy
Roussins/ Rousses -- policeman
rudement  -- roughly/ harshly/hard

sabot - clog/ hoof
Sabri -- forest
sape -- clothes
sec -- dry/ broke
Secteur -- to feign
Sorgabon -- a good night
Sorgue -- night
Spade -- sword
Surin -- dagger

Taf -- fear/ flight
Taffeur -- coward
Tapissier -- innkeeper
taquiner  --  to tease/ bother
tas  --  pile/heap
taule  --  jail
Tombe -- retaken
Tortiller -- to eat
Tortouse -- rope
tronche  --  face
trouille  -- extreme fear
Truc -- trade
Trusques -- clothes

vacherie  --  meanness/ rottenness/ junk
vadrouiller  --  to roam around
Vantane -- window
vaseux  --  woozy/ muddled/ lame/ stupid
 veinard - lucky
Veuve -- rope
Vingt deux -- dagger
Vousailles -- you
Vouzierque trouvaille bonorgue ce gigotmuche? -- Does this amount [of money] to [let me] escape satisfy you?

wagon  --  stack/ lots of

zone -- slums
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