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Milch Cow (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Milch Cow

One who is easily tricked out of his property; a term used by gaolers, for prisoners who have money and bleed freely.

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

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