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Arch Rogue (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Arch Rogue

DIMBER DAMBER UPRIGHT MAN. The chief of a gang of thieves or gypsies.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

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