Dodger

A “knowing fellow.” One who knows all the tricks and ways of London life, and profits by such knowledge.

Dodger

The Artful Dodger. John Dawkins, a young thief, up to every artifice, and a perfect adept in villainy. A sobriquet given by Dickens to such a rascal, in his Oliver Twist, chap. viii.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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