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Long Meg (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Long Meg

A jeering name for a very tall woman: from one famous in story, called Long Meg of Westminster.

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.

Long Gallery * Long Shanks

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Lollipops
To Lollop
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Lombard Fever
Long One
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Long Gallery
Long Meg
Long Shanks
Long Stomach
Long Tongued
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