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Parenthesis (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Parenthesis

To put a man’s nose into a parenthesis: to pull it, the fingers and thumb answering the hooks or crochets. A wooden parenthesis; the pillory. An iron parenthesis; a prison.

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

Parell * Parings

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