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P (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

P

P.C. An inscription on the visiting cards of our modern fine gentleman, signifying that they have called POUR PRENDRE CONGE, i.e. ‘to take leave,’ This has of late been ridiculed by cards inscribed D.I.O. i.e. ‘Damme, I’m off.’

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

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