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Against the Grain (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Against the Grain

Unwilling. It went much against the grain with him, i.e. it was much against his inclination, or against his pluck.

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

After-Clap * Agog

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