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Free Booters (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Free Booters

Lawless robbers and plunderers: originally soldiers who served without pay, for the privilege of plundering the enemy.

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.

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