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Cockles (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Cockles

To cry cockles; to be hanged: perhaps from the noise made whilst strangling. Cant.—This will rejoice the cockles of one’s heart; a saying in praise of wine, ale, or spirituous liquors.

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

Cockish * Cock Pimp

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