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Autem Divers (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Autem Divers

Pickpockets who practice in churches; also churchwardens and overseers of the poor. 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.

Autem Dippers * Autem Goglers

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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