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Mohair (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Mohair

A man in the civil line, a townsman, or tradesman: a military term, from the mohair buttons worn by persons of those descriptions, or any others not in the army, the buttons of military men being always of metal: this is generally used as a term of contempt, meaning a bourgeois, tradesman, or mechanic.

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

Mobility * Moiety

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