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Jumpers (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Jumpers

Persons who rob houses by getting in at the windows. Also a set of Methodists established in South Wales.

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

Jump * Juniper Lecture

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