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Moon Rakers (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Moon Rakers

Wiltshire men: because it is said that some men of that county, seeing the reflection of the moon in a pond, endeavoured to pull it out with a rake.

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

Moon Men * Moonshine

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