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Bray (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Bray

A vicar of Bray; one who frequently changes his principles, always siding with the strongest party: an allusion to a vicar of Bray, in Berkshire, commemorated in a well-known ballad for the pliability of his conscience.

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

Brat * Brazen-faced

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