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Limb of the Law (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Limb of the Law

An inferior or pettyfogging attorney.

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

Limbs * Limbo

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Light-heeled
Light House
Light Troops
Ltghtmans
Lightning
Likeness
Liliputian
Lily White
Lily Shallow
Limbs
Limb of the Law
Limbo
To Line
Line of the Old Author
Line
Lingo
Linen Armourers
Lion
Liquor
Little Barbary
Little Breeches