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Calves Head Club (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Calves Head Club

A club instituted by the Independents and Presbyterians, to commemorate the decapitation of King Charles I. Their chief fare was calves heads; and they drank their wine and ale out of calves skulls.

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

Calves * Calibogus

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