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Cap Acquaintance (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Cap Acquaintance

Persons slightly acquainted, or only so far as mutually to salute with the hat on meeting. A woman who endeavours to attract the notice of any particular man, is said to set her cap at him.

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

To Cap-2 * Caper Merchant

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