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Choaking Pye (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Choaking Pye

Cold Pye

A punishment inflicted on any person sleeping in company: it consists in wrapping up cotton in a case or tube of paper, setting it on fire, and directing the smoke up the nostrils of the sleeper. See Howell’S COTGRAVE.

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

Choak Pear * Chocolate

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Chips
Chimping Merry
Chit
Chitterlins
Chitty-faced
Chive
Chivey
Chiving Lay
Choak
Choak Pear
Choaking Pye
Chocolate
Choice Spirit
Chop
To Chop and Change
Chop Churches
Chopping
Chops
Chop-stick
Chouder
To Chouse