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Gooseberry (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Gooseberry

He played up old gooseberry among them; said of a person who, by force or threats, suddenly puts an end to a riot or disturbance.

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

Goose Riding * Gooseberry-eyed

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Goloshes
Good Man
Good Woman
Goodyer’s Pig
Goose
Goose Riding
Gooseberry
Gooseberry-eyed
Gooseberry Wig
Goosecap
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Gormagon
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