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Dunghill (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Dunghill

A coward: a cockpit phrase, all but game cocks being styled dunghills. To die dunghill; to repent, or shew any signs of contrition at the gallows. Moving dunghill; a dirty, filthy man or woman. Dung, an abbreviation of dunghill, also means a journeyman taylor who submits to the law for regulating journeymen taylors’ wages, therefore deemed by the flints a coward. See Flints.

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

Dunegan * Dunnock

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Dust
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