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French Leave (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

French Leave

To take French leave; to go off without taking leave of the company: a saying frequently applied to persons who have run away from their creditors.

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

French Disease * Frenchified

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