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Outrun the Constable (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Outrun the Constable

A man who has lived above his means, or income, is said to have outrun the constable.

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

Out At Heels * Outs

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Optime
Organ
Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy
Oschives
Ostler
Ottomy
Ottomised
Oven
Overseer
Out At Heels
Outrun the Constable
Outs
Owl
Owl In An Ivy Bush
Owlers
Ox House
Oyes
Oyster