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Ferrara (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Ferrara

Andrea Ferrara; the name of a famous sword-cutler: most of the Highland broad-swords are marked with his name; whence an Andrea Ferrara has become the common name for the glaymore or Highland broad-sword. See Glaymore.

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

Fermerdy Beggars * Ferret

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