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Friday-face (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Friday-face

A dismal countenance. Before, and even long after the Reformation, Friday was a day of abstinence, or jour maigre. Immediately after the restoration of king Charles II. a proclamation was issued, prohibiting all publicans from dressing any suppers on a Friday.

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

Fribble * To Frig

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