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Japanned (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Japanned

Ordained. To be japanned; to enter into holy orders, to become a clergyman, to put on the black cloth: from the colour of the japan ware, which is black.

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

Janizaries * Jark

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