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Bed-Maker (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Bed-Maker

Women employed at Cambridge to attend on the Students, sweep his room, &c. They will put their hands to any thing, and are generally blest with a pretty family of daughters: who unmake the beds, as fast as they are made by their mothers.

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

Bedizened * Beef

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