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Grub Street (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Grub Street

A street near Moorfields, formerly the supposed habitation of many persons who wrote for the booksellers: hence a Grub-street writer means a hackney author, who manufactures books for the booksellers.

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

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