The 1811 dictionary of the vulgar tongue
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The 1811 dictionary of the vulgar tongue buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquence by Francis Grose

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Published by Senate in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesDictionary of the vulgar tongue., Lexicon Balatronicum.
Statement[compiled originally by Captain Grosse] ; foreword by Max Harris.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE3721 .G73 1811a
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, [224] p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21021872M
ISBN 101859580459

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