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Parson (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Parson

A guide post, hand or finger post by the road side for directing travellers: compared to a parson, because, like him, it sets people in the right way. See Guide Post. He that would have luck in horse-flesh, must kiss a parson’s wife.

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

Park Pailing * Parson’s Journeyman

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Pap
Paper Scull
Papler
Parell
Parenthesis
Parings
Parish Bull
Parish
Parish Soldier
Park Pailing
Parson
Parson’s Journeyman
Parson Palmer
Partial
Pass Bank
Passage
Pat
Pate
Patrico
Pattering
To Patter