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Cropping Drums (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Cropping Drums

Drummers of the foot guards, or Chelsea hospital, who find out weddings, and beat a point of war to serenade the new married couple, and thereby obtain money.

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

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