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Blessing (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Blessing

A small quantity over and above the measure, usually given by hucksters dealing in peas, beans, and other vegetables.

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

Bleeding new * Blind

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