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Mushroom (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Mushroom

A person or family suddenly raised to riches and eminence: an allusion to that fungus, which starts up in a night.

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

Murphies * Music

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