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Cornish Hug (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Cornish Hug

A particular lock in wrestling, peculiar to the people of that county.

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

Corned * Corny-faced

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