When it comes to the ol’ houghmagandy, a little mystery goes a long way.
  1. Give someone a green gown (1351)
  2. Play nug-a-nug (1505)
  3. Play at couch quail (1521)
  4. Ride below the crupper (1578)
  5. Fadoodling (1611)
  6. Dance the Paphian jig (1656)
  7. Shot twixt wind and water (1665)
  8. Play at rantum-scantum (1667)
  9. Blow off the groundsills (1674)
  10. Ride a dragon upon St. George (1698)
  11. Houghmagandy (1700)
  12. Make feet for children’s stockings (1785)
  13. Have one’s corn ground (1800)
  14. Horizontal refreshment (1863)