n pl
'haemorrhoids'. Rhyming slang for piles, from the small town of Chalfont St Giles in Buckinghamshire. Farmers and nauticals are synonyms.
► 'Stan was around yesterday, complaining about his Chalfonts.' (Recorded, pensioner, Bristol, 1989)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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