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Little Ease (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Little Ease

A small dark cell in Guildhall, London, where disorderly apprentices are confined by the city chamberlain: it is called Little Ease from its being so low that a lad cannot stand upright in it.

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

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Little Barbary
Little Breeches
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