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Abram Cove (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Abram Cove

A cant word among thieves, signifying a naked or poor man; also a lusty, strong rogue.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Abram * Abram Men

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