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Keeping Cully (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Keeping Cully

One who keeps a mistress, as he supposes, for his own use, but really for that of the public.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

To Keep It Up * Keffel

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