Admiral of the Narrow Seas (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Admiral of the Narrow Seas

One who from drunkenness vomits into the lap of the person sitting opposite to him. Sea phrase.

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

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