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Job’s Dock (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Job’s Dock

He is laid up in Job’s dock; i.e. in a salivation. The apartments for the foul or venereal patients in St. Bartholomew’s hospital, are called Job’s ward.

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

Job’s Comforter * Jobation

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Job-1
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Job’s Comfort
Job’s Comforter
Job’s Dock
Jobation
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