alluding to a future act of retribution A person who takes offence at the conduct of another, or conceives himself injured by the latter, will say: Never mind,I'll be one upon your taw or I'll be a marble on your taw.
a watch‐seal A bunch if onions is several seals worn upon one ring.
obtaining goods from a shopkeeper By means of a forged order or false pretence.
going out of town or concealing oneself A thief who knows that he is sought after by the traps on some information, and consequently goes out of town, or otherwise conceals himself, is said by his palls to be out of the way for so and so, naming the particular offence he stands charged with. See wanted for more information.
out of twig
1 to disguise your dress and appearance To put yourself out of twig is to avoid being recognised on some particular account.
2 a man reduced by poverty to wear a shabby dress Is said by his acquaintance to be out of twig.
3 alter any article such as a stolen coat, cloak, etc In such a way that it cannot be identified.