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Billingsgate Language (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Billingsgate Language

Foul language, or abuse. Billingsgate is the market where the fishwomen assemble to purchase fish; and where, in their dealings and disputes, they are somewhat apt to leave decency and good manners a little on the left hand.

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

Bill of Sale * Bing

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Beverage
Bible
Bible Oath
Biddy
Bidet
Bienly
Bill at Sight
Bilboa
To Bilk
Bill of Sale
Billingsgate Language
Bing
Bingo
Bingo Boy
Bingo Mort
Binnacle Word
Bird and Baby
Bird-witted
Birds of a Feather
Birth-day Suit
Bishop