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Fob (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Fob

A cheat, trick, or contrivance, I will not be fobbed off so; I will not be thus deceived with false pretences. The fob is also a small breeches pocket for holding a watch.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Flymsey * Fog

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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