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Bully Cock (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Bully Cock

One who foments quarrels in order to rob the persons quarrelling.

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.

Bully Back * Bully Ruffians

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