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Ironmonger’s Shop (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Ironmonger’s Shop

To keep an ironmonger’s shop by the side of a common, where the sheriff sets one up; to be hanged in chains. Iron-bound; laced. An iron-bound hat; a silver-laced hat.

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

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