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Counterfeit Crank (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Counterfeit Crank

A general cheat, assuming all sorts of characters; one conterfeiting the falling sickness.

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.

To Couch a Hogshead * Country Harry

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