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Horse Ladder (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Horse Ladder

A piece of Wiltshire wit, which consists in sending some raw lad, or simpleton, to a neighbouring farm house, to borrow a horse ladder, in order to get up the horses, to finish a hay-mow.

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

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