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Honest Man (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Honest Man

A term frequently used by superiors to inferiors. As honest a man as any in the cards when all the kings are out; i.e. a knave. I dare not call thee rogue for fear of the law, said a quaker to an attorney; but I wil give thee five pounds, if thou canst find any creditable person who wilt say thou art an honest man.

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

Hollow * Honest Woman

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