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Fiddlers Money (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Fiddlers Money

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.

Fidlam Ben * Field Lane Duck

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Ferret
Fetch
Feuterer
To Fib
Fice
Fid of Tobacco
Fiddle Faddle
Fiddlestick’s End
Fidgets
Fidlam Ben
Fiddlers Money
Field Lane Duck
Fieri Facias
Figdean
Figger
Figging Law
Figure Dancer
Filch
File
Fin
Fine