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Dumps (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Dumps

Down in the dumps; low-spirited, melancholy: jocularly said to be derived from Dumpos, a king of Egypt, who died of melancholy. Dumps are also small pieces of lead, cast by schoolboys in the shape of money.

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

Dumplin * Dun

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