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Abbess (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Abbess

Lady Abbess

A bawd, the mistress of a brothel.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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