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A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue.

Francis Grose

A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue.

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited with a biographical and critical sketch and an extensive commentary by Eric Partridge.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE3721 .G7 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 396 p.
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5708928M
    ISBN 10083696652X
    LC Control Number70179523

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    A married woman; also a female beggar with several children hired or borrowed to excite charity. A large man or woman; also a great lie. Understanding 7 Different Types of Humor One of my pet peeves is when people say they have a "dry" sense of humor, without actually understanding what it actually means. A female procuress. Burns suggested to him that he should include Alloway Kirk in his Scottish Antiquities, and Grose agreed on condition that Burns provided a witch tale to go with his drawing. Sammy Jay July 17, Share For those who understand that the right and proper use of a dictionary is looking up rude words, this book might just be the perfect copy of the perfect dictionary.


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A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue. by Francis Grose Download PDF Ebook

One who hires girls to flog him on the posteriors, in order to procure an erection. A large man or woman; also a great lie. Many words are still in common usage, including babble, bamboozle, cat call, chatter box, cock and bull story, curmudgeon, flabbergasted, and gibberish. The financial pressure forced him to increase both the rate and the range of his publications.

Sad cattle: whores or gypsies. In fact, Well Actually Guy likes to throw in these minor technical corrections as a way to derail a story, or call an entire philosophical argument into question. Turd Hampers: Breeches. Or, clearing the history of your visits to the site.

This slang has previous…. This block will remain in place until legal guidance changes. And now considerably altered and enlarged, with The modern [] changes and improvements, by a member of the Whip Club. Pretended mad men. A bawd, the mistress of a brothel. A chicken, and figuratively a young wench.

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She wheedled so A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue. book she coaxed or flattered so cleverly. Early life[ edit ] The eldest of seven children, Francis probably received a classical education but first aimed at a career in the Army.

Francis Grose. It was on the second of these tours, in summerthat he met and immediately formed a friendship with the poet Robert Burns. A girl who is got with child, is said to have sprained her ankle. A female procuress. Vulgar abusive language, such as was spoken by ribalds.

Great; a fine banging boy. Most recently updated: January 28, That made it very profitable to hang around by roadsides and steal money from people. A castrated cock, also an eunuch. And he produced a book brimming with Falstaffian life.

Point of Portsmouth wit. A blind buzzard: a pur-blind man or woman. Burns suggested to him that he should include Alloway Kirk in his Scottish Antiquities, and Grose agreed on condition that Burns provided a witch tale to go with his drawing. The result was that he incurred debts towards fellow officers that would take years to straighten out.

Burns met him while he was staying with Robert Riddell at the Friar's Carsecollecting material for his Scottish work.Apr 01,  · Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue Note Reprint of the author's Lexicon balatronicum; a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquence (and now considerably altered and enlarged, with the modern changes and improvements, by a member of the whip club.).

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