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Costard (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Costard

The head. I’ll smite your costard; I’ll give you a knock on the head.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Cosset * Costard Monger

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