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Chop Churches (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Chop Churches

Simoniacal dealers in livings, or other ecclesiastical preferments.

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

To Chop and Change * Chopping

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Chivey
Chiving Lay
Choak
Choak Pear
Choaking Pye
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Choice Spirit
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To Chop and Change
Chop Churches
Chopping
Chops
Chop-stick
Chouder
To Chouse
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Christian Poney
Christian
Christmas Compliments