British slang for suspenders. Straps that loop over one's shoulders to hold up pants.
Used throughout the play by Ben as an exclamation of surprise and disgust.
Plates, dishes, cups, and other similar items, especially ones made of earthenware or china.
A mechanism or machine for filling water tanks, while avoiding overflow; found in flush toilets, for example.
Talking rapidly and excitedly but with little sense.
Any disease marked by inflammation and pain in the joints, muscles, or fibrous tissue, especially rheumatoid arthritis.
In British slang, to nap or sleep.
In British slang, a strong, unpleasant smell. Can be used as a noun or a verb.
Enthusiastic or passionate.
To obtain by imposing on another's generosity or friendship; to obtain by begging.
Stretched or pulled tight; not slack.
A British expression of surprise, excitement, or alarm.
A former British coin and monetary unit equal to one twentieth of a pound or twelve pence.
A mongrel dog; a dog of mixed breed or uncertain origin.
Winding up the affairs of a company or firm by ascertaining liabilities and apportioning assets.
Archaic British slang for a shilling.
A room or large cupboard for storing food.
Humble submission and respect.
Food and drink regarded as a source of strength; nourishment.