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Buffer (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Buffer

One that steals and kills horses and dogs for their skins; also an inn-keeper: in Ireland it signifies a boxer.

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.

Buff-1 * Buffer-1

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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