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Gifts (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Gifts

Small white specks under the finger nails, said to portend gifts or presents. A stingy man is said to be as full of gifts as a brazen horse of his farts.

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

Gibson * Gift of the Gab

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