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Hempen Fever (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Hempen Fever

A man who was hanged is said to have died of a hempen fever; and, in Dorsetshire, to have been stabbed with a Bridport dagger; Bridport being a place famous for manufacturing hemp into cords.

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

Hemp * Hempen Widow

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