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Admiral of the Blue (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Admiral of the Blue

who carries his flag on the main-mast. A landlord or publican wearing a blue apron, as was formerly the custom among gentlemen of that vocation.

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

Addle Plot * Admiral of the Narrow Seas

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