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Crocodile’s Tears (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Crocodile’s Tears

The tears of a hypocrite. Crocodiles are fabulously reported to shed tears over their prey before they devour it.

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

Crockers * Crocus

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