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Line of the Old Author (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Line of the Old Author

A dram of brandy.

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.

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Linen Armourers
Lion
Liquor
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