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Christ-cross Row (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Christ-cross Row

The alphabet in a horn-book: called Christ-cross Row, from having, as an Irishman observed, Christ’s cross prefixed before and after the twenty-four letters.

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

To Chouse * Christening

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Chocolate
Choice Spirit
Chop
To Chop and Change
Chop Churches
Chopping
Chops
Chop-stick
Chouder
To Chouse
Christ-cross Row
Christening
Christian Poney
Christian
Christmas Compliments
Chub
Chubby
Chuck
Chuck Farthing
Chuckle-headed
Chuffy