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Chicken Nabob (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Chicken Nabob

One returned from the East Indies with but a moderate fortune of fifty or sixty thousand pounds, a diminutive nabob: a term borrowed from the chicken turtle.

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

Chicken-hearted * Child

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