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Numbers (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Numbers

To consult the book of numbers: a term used in the House of Commons, when, instead of answering or confuting a pressing argument, the minister calls for a division, i.e. puts the matter to the vote.

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

To Null * Numbscull

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Nuts-1
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