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Flying Porters (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Flying Porters

Cheats who obtain money by pretending to persons who have been lately robbed, that they may come from a place or party where, and from whom, they may receive information respecting the goods stolen from them, and demand payment as porters.

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

Flying Pasty * Flying Stationers

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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