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Angling For Farthings (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Angling For Farthings

Begging out of a prison window with a cap, or box, let down at the end of a long string.

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

Anglers * Ankle

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