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Fortune Hunters (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Fortune Hunters

Indigent men, seeking to enrich themselves by marrying a woman of fortune.

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.

Forlorn Hope * Fortune Teller

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

Fool Finder
Foolish
Foot Pads
Foot Wabbler
Footman’s Mawnd
Footy Despicable
Forefoot
Foreman of the Jury
Fork
Forlorn Hope
Fortune Hunters
Fortune Teller
Foul
Foul-mouthed
Foundling
Fousil
Fox
Fox’s Paw
Foxed
Foxey
Foxing a Boot