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Figging Law (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Figging Law

The art of picking pockets. Cant.

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

Figger * Figure Dancer

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Fin
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Fine-1
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