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Gingerbread Work (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Gingerbread Work

Gilding and carving: these terms are particularly applied by seamen on board Newcastle colliers, to the decorations of the sterns and quarters of West-Indiamen, which they have the greatest joy in defacing.

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

Gingerbread * Gingerly

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