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Cambridge Fortune (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Cambridge Fortune

A wind-mill and a water-mill, used to signify a woman without any but personal endowments.

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.

Calle * Cambridge Oak

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