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Buttock and Twang (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Buttock and Twang

or DOWN BUTTOCK AND SHAM FILE. A common whore, but no pickpocket.

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.

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