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Cat’s Foot (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Cat’s Foot

To live under the cat’s foot; to be under the dominion of a wife hen-pecked. To live like dog and cat; spoken of married persons who live unhappily together. As many lives as a cat; cats, according to vulgar naturalists, have nine lives, that is one less than a woman. No more chance than a cat in hell without claws; said of one who enters into a dispute or quarrel with one greatly above his match.

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

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