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Essex Lion (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Essex Lion

A calf; Essex being famous for calves, and chiefly supplying the London markets.

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

Equipt * Essex Stile

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