- (dated, costermongers) Tobacco
1826, Wood, George, The Rambles of Redbury Rook, page 177:
- He took gayer and more commodious apartments, to suit the taste of the lady, who could not think of any residence not including a complete suite of rooms; his gorg was therefore transformed into eniw, and his occabot into sweet scented sragic.
1851, Mayhew, Henry, London Labour and the London Poor, volume 1, Of the "Penny Gaff", page 41:
- To discover the kind of entertainment, a lad near me and my companion was asked "if there was any flash dancing." With a knowing wink the boy answered "Lots! show their legs and all, prime!" and immediately the boy followed up this information by a request for a "yennep" to get a "tib of occabot."