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Boots (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Boots

The youngest officer in a regimental mess, whose duty it is to skink, that is, to stir the fire, snuff the candles, and ring the bell. See Skink.—To ride in any one’s old boots; to marry or keep his cast-off mistress.

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

Boot Catcher * Booty

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