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Moabites (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Moabites

Bailiffs, or Philistines.

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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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Moiety
Moll
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