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Hatches (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Hatches

Under the hatches; in trouble, distress, or debt.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Hat * Hatchet Face

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Hawk
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