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Hobson’s Choice (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Hobson’s Choice

That or none; from old Hobson, a famous carrier of Cambridge, who used to let horses to the students; but never permitted them to chuse, always allotting each man the horse he thought properest for his manner of riding and treatment.

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

Hobnail * Hocks

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