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Dead Horse (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Dead Horse

To work for the dead horse; to work for wages already paid.

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

Dead Cargo * Dead-louse

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Deadly Nevergreen
Dear Joys
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Deft Fellow
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