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Jury Leg (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Jury Leg

A wooden leg: allusion to a jury mast, which is a temporary substitute for a mast carried away by a storm, or any other accident. Sea phrase.

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

Juniper Lecture * Jury Mast

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