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Crop (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Crop

A nick name for a presbyterian: from their cropping their hair, which they trimmed close to a bowl-dish, placed as a guide on their heads; whence they were likewise called roundheads. See Roundheads.

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.

Crook Shanks * Crop-1

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Crook Your Elbow
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Crop-1
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Croppen
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