Fiddlers Money (Grose 1811 Dictionary)
All sixpences: sixpence being the
usual sum paid by each couple, for music at country
wakes and hops. Fiddler’s fare; meat, drink, and money.
Fiddler’s pay; thanks and wine.
Definition taken from
The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue,
originally by Francis Grose.
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