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Loblolley Boy (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Loblolley Boy

A nick name for the surgeon’s servant on board a man of war, sometimes for the surgeon himself: from the water gruel prescribed to the sick, which is called loblolley.

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

Lobkin * Lobonian Society

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