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Holiday (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Holiday

A holiday bowler; a bad bowler. Blind man’s holiday; darkness, night. A holiday is any part of a ship’s bottom, left uncovered in paying it. SEA TERM. It is all holiday; See All Holiday.

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

Holborn Hill * Holy Father

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Hodmandods
Hog
Hog Grubber
Hoggish
Hogo
Hoist
Hoisting
Hoity-toity
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Holy Father
Holy Lamb
Holy Water
Hollow
Honest Man
Honest Woman
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Hood-winked
Hoof
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