Stealing the till and opening the safe is what we call 'lob-sneaking and Peter-screwing." "And what is 'jumping' and 'jilting?" "'Jumping' is getting into a house through the window; and 'jilting' is getting in on the sly, or on false pretences at the door, and sneaking what you can find.
It does best for 'kids. A little boy can sneak behind a 'toff' and relieve him of his 'wipe' as easily as possible. I know a little fellow who used to make seven 'bob' a-day at it on the average; but there were more silk 'wipes' used then than there are now." Boys. "What do you mean by 'lob-sneaking, and 'Peter-screwing?" "Why, 'lob' means the till, and 'Peter' means a safe.