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Hobby (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Hobby

Sir Posthumous’s hobby; one nice or whimsical in his clothes.

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.

Hobbledygee * Hobby Horse

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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