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1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue by Grose Captain Grose
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Originally published in 1785 by Francis Grose, this edition has changes made in 1811. This is a dictionary of slang, which has been improved upon by a member of the whip club. The definitions are an excellent look at the humor of the late 18th century and are considered a wonderful collection of humorous definitions. Here are some examples of definitions found in this delightful dictionary. "ACTIVE CITIZEN. A louse. APPLE DUMPLIN SHOP. A woman's bosom. ARBOR VITAE. A man's penis. And BEGGAR MAKER. A publican, or ale-house keeper.
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December 1st, 2007
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United States
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