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Mad Tom (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Mad Tom

Tom of Bedlam

otherwise an Abram Man. A rogue that counterfeits madness. Cant.

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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