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Ensign Bearer (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Ensign Bearer

A drunken man, who looks red in the face, or hoists his colours in his drink.

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

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