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Parson Palmer (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Parson Palmer

A jocular name, or term of reproach, to one who stops the circulation of the glass by preaching over his liquor; as it is said was done by a parson of that name whose cellar was under his pulpit.

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

Parson’s Journeyman * Partial

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