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Gregorian Tree (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Gregorian Tree

The gallows: so named from Gregory Brandon, a famous finisher of the law; to whom Sir William Segar, garter king of arms (being imposed on by Brooke, a herald), granted a coat of arms.

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

Greenwich Goose * Grey Beard

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