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Devil’s Guts (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Devil’s Guts

A surveyor’s chain: so called by farmers, who do not like their land should be measured by their landlords.

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

Devil’s Dung * Devilish

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