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Holy Father (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Holy Father

A butcher’s boy of St. Patrick’s Market, Dublin, or other Irish blackguard; among whom the exclamation, or oath, by the Holy Father (meaning the Pope), is common.

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

Holiday * Holy Lamb

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