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Bell Wether (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Bell Wether

The chief or leader of a mob; an idea taken from a flock of sheep, where the wether has a bell about his neck.

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

Bell Swagger * Bene

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

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