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Hug (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Hug

To hug brown bess; to carry a firelock, or serve as a private soldier. He hugs it as the Devil hugs a witch: said of one who holds any thing as if he was afraid of losing it.

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

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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