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Catching Harvest (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Catching Harvest

A dangerous time for a robbery, when many persons are on the road, on account of a horse-race, fair, or some other public meeting.

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.

Catch Pole * Cater Cousins

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