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Campbell’s Academy (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Campbell’s Academy

The hulks or lighters, on board of which felons are condemned to hard labour. Mr. Campbell was the first director of them. See Academy and Floating Academy.

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

Camp Candlestick * Canary Bird

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