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Monkey (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Monkey

To suck the monkey; to suck or draw wine, or any other liquor, privately out of a cask, by means of a straw, or small tube. Monkey’s allowance; more kicks than halfpence. Who put that monkey on horseback without tying his legs? vulgar wit on a bad horseman.

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

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