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Bob Stay (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Bob Stay

A rope which holds the bowsprit to the stem or cutwater. Figuratively, the frenum of a man’s yard.

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

Bobbish * Bob Tail

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