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1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

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Apr 06,  · Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue - Kindle edition by Francis Grose. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue.4/5(76).

9 rows · Apr 01,  · Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue Note Reprint of the author's Lexicon. The Georgian "Profanisaurus". From the s to the s, numerous editions of the Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue were published. Looking at the slang and vernacular language of the time, this dictionary pre-dated Roger Mellie's best-selling Profanisaurus by a good years/5.

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Since the original versions are generally quite old/5(73). Brand new Book. Dictionary in the Vulgar Tongue is a great book by Francis Grose. A dictionary Of buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquence, fromfeaturing various vulgar words and their definitions.

Completely hilarious. The merit of Captain Grose's Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue has been long and universally. Full text of " Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue" See other formats.

7 rows · Apr 01,  · Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue Note Reprint of the author's Lexicon. Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue. A dictionary of the slang of the British underworld produced in This was based on an earlier book by Francis Grose, which I have not found on-line.

Francis Grose in turn may have used the dictionary of Theiving Slang which I have transcribed myself.

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Entries in the online edition of the dictionary. Dictionary Of The Vulgar Tongue. Book Title Dictionary Of The Vulgar Tongue. The knees.

To bring any one down on his marrow bones to make him beg pardon on his knees: some derive this from Mary's bones, i.e.

the bones bent in honor of the Virgin Mary but this seems rather far fetched. May 27,  · That began to change in the early modern period, when several innovative lexicographers began publishing collections of slang terms used by particular subcultures, such as criminals. According to scholars, Francis Grose's Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue is one of the most important and complete of these early slang dictionaries.5/5(2).

Nov 15,  · Most students of the English language are familiar with the " Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue". Others will not be. It is not quite an obscure work but it does occupy a rather small niche. Although attributed to Francis Grose, the Dictionary is actually an updating of Grose' "A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue" ().5/5(1).

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dictionary of the vulgar tongue: a dictionary. This dictionary focuses on many words used in vulgar speech and is a fascinating. Tongue in cheek, but obviously rooted in truth, it is a great companion to Vulgar Tongue.

It also contains a satirical portrait of Jeremiah Hodges, Grose's erstwhile commanding officer in the Surrey militia. Two parodies by Thomas Bridges, A Travestie of Homer and The Battle of the Genii, were formerly erroneously attributed to Francis Grose.

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by Robert Cromie. Project Gutenberg Release # Select author names above for additional information and titles. Thirty years after Dr Johnson published his great Dictionary of the English Language (), Francis Grose put out A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (), a compendium of slang Johnson had deemed unfit for his learned tome.

Grose was not one for library work. He preferred to do his lexicography in the sordid heart of after-hours London. Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue by Francis Grose. Publisher: Project Gutenberg ISBN/ASIN: Description: You don't need to be a philologist or an etymologist to become engrossed in this book on the vulgar tongue, popular language and not crude or coarse talk.

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Most students of the English language are familiar with the " Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue". Others will not be. It is not quite an obscure work but it does occupy a rather small niche.

Although attributed to Francis Grose, the Dictionary is actually an updating of Grose' "A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue" ().Reviews: 4. Sep 24,  · The Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue is a treasure-trove of late eighteenth-century/early nineteenth-century English slang. Francis Grose wrote the first edition in A very interesting facet of this book is how so many slang words have survived with their meanings basically intact from that time.

But be warned, the explanations are clearly from that time period and so can be. Definition taken from The Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose. Fawney * Feak Nearby. Nathan Bailey's Dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes. Jun 20,  · Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue - The Original Classic Edition by Francis Grose,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().Jan 23,  · Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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