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Ark (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Ark

A boat or wherry. Let us take an ark and winns, let us take a sculler. Cant.

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.

Armour * Ark Ruffians

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