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Miss (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Miss

A miss or kept mistress; a harlot.

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.

Mish Topper * Miss Laycock

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Mish Topper
Miss
Miss Laycock
Mite
Mix Metal
Moabites
Mob
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Moiety
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