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Jacob-1 (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Jacob-1

A ladder: perhaps from Jacob’s dream. CANT. Also the common name for a jay, jays being usually taught to say, Poor Jacob! a cup of sack for Jacob.

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

Jacob * Jacobites

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