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Caper Merchant (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Caper Merchant

A dancing master, or hop merchant; marchand des capriolles. French term.—To cut papers; to leap or jump in dancing. See Hop Merchant.

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

Cap Acquaintance * Capping Verses

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Cant
Cant-1
Canticle
Canting
Canters
Canterbury Story
To Cap
To Cap-1
To Cap-2
Cap Acquaintance
Caper Merchant
Capping Verses
Capon
Capricornified
Capsize
Captain
Captain Copperthorne’s Crew
Captain Lieutenant
Captain Podd
Captain Queernabs
Captain Sharp