Thieves' cant was the secret language of rogues.[1]


This hidden language consisted more of slangs and innuendos more than an actual language. The main use of thieves' cant was to communicate rogue activities, such as banditry, burglary, finding marks, and discussing loot.[2]


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  1. Gary Gygax (1978). Players Handbook 1st edition. (TSR, Inc.), p. 34. ISBN 0-9356-9601-6.
  2. David "Zeb" Cook (April 1995). Player's Handbook 2nd edition (revised). (TSR, Inc.), p. 57. ISBN 0-7869-0329-5.

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