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Hush Money (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Hush Money

Money given to hush up or conceal a robbery, theft, or any other offence, or to take off the evidence from appearing against a criminal.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Hush * Huskylour

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