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Manoeuvring the Apostles (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Manoeuvring the Apostles

Robbing Peter to pay Paul, i.e. borrowing of one man to pay another.

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

Man of the Turf * Man Trap

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Man of the Turf
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Marriage Music
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