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Apostles (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Apostles

To manoeuvre the apostles, i.e. rob Peter to pay Paul; that is, to borrow money of one man to pay another.

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

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