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Bankrupt Cart (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Bankrupt Cart

A one-horse chaise, said to be so called by a Lord Chief Justice, from their being so frequently used on Sunday jaunts by extravagant shop-keepers and tradesmen.

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

Bang Straw * Banks’s Horse

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Bandog
Bang Up
To Bang
Banging
Bang Straw
Bankrupt Cart
Banks’s Horse
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Banyan Day
Baptized
Barber’s Chair
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Bargain
Bargees
Barker
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