Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, Revised and Corrected with Additions of Numerous slang phrases, collected from Tried Authorities by Pierce Egan. Francis Grose, Pierce Egan.
Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, Revised and Corrected with Additions of Numerous slang phrases, collected from Tried Authorities by Pierce Egan
Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, Revised and Corrected with Additions of Numerous slang phrases, collected from Tried Authorities by Pierce Egan
Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, Revised and Corrected with Additions of Numerous slang phrases, collected from Tried Authorities by Pierce Egan
Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, Revised and Corrected with Additions of Numerous slang phrases, collected from Tried Authorities by Pierce Egan
Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, Revised and Corrected with Additions of Numerous slang phrases, collected from Tried Authorities by Pierce Egan
Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, Revised and Corrected with Additions of Numerous slang phrases, collected from Tried Authorities by Pierce Egan
Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, Revised and Corrected with Additions of Numerous slang phrases, collected from Tried Authorities by Pierce Egan
Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, Revised and Corrected with Additions of Numerous slang phrases, collected from Tried Authorities by Pierce Egan
Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, Revised and Corrected with Additions of Numerous slang phrases, collected from Tried Authorities by Pierce Egan

Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, Revised and Corrected with Additions of Numerous slang phrases, collected from Tried Authorities by Pierce Egan

London: Printed for the Editor, 1823. First printing. Hardcover. First edition of the Pierce Egan revision. 8vo contemporary half leather, marbled boards, good with some rubbing and darkening to binding, neat cloth repair to top 3" of spine. Bookplate of Kimbolton Castle (Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire: the traditional seat of the Dukes of Manchester; the 10th Duke of Manchester sold the contents of the house, including this book we presume, in 1949). XL (246) pp. With frontispiece of Grose and a few illustrations. Great slang of the time. Fubsey: Plump. A fubsey wench; a plump, healthy wench. Gray Mare: The gray mare is the better horse, said of a woman who governs her husband. Roger: to bull or lie with a woman; from the name of Roger veing frequently given to a bull. Tally Men: brokers that let out clothes to the women of the town. See Rabbit Suckers. And more! Good. Item #H23033

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