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Brother of the Blade (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Brother of the Blade

A soldier

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Brogue * Brother of the Buskin

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

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Breeze
Bridge
Brim
Brisket Beater
Bristol Milk
Bristol Man
British Champaigne
Broganier
Brogue
Brother of the Blade
Brother of the Buskin
Brother of the Bung
Brother of the Coif
Brother of the Gusset
Brother of the Quill
Brother of the String
Brother of the Whip
Brother Starling
Broughtonian
Brown Bess