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Jack Adams (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Jack Adams

A fool. Jack Adams’s parish; Clerkenwell.

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

Jack * Jack At a Pinch


Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

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