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Cove (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Cove

A man, a fellow, a rogue. The cove was bit; the rogue was outwitted. The cove has bit the cole; the rogue has got the money. Cant.

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.

Cot * Covent

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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