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Paunch (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Paunch

The belly. Some think paunch was the original name of that facetious prince of puppets, now called Mr. Punch, as he is always represented with a very prominent belly: though the common opinion is, that both the name and character were taken from a celebrated Italian comedian, called Polichenello.

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

To Paum * Paw

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

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Pass Bank
Passage
Pat
Pate
Patrico
Pattering
To Patter
Paviour’s Workshop
To Paum
Paunch
Paw
Paw Paw Tricks
To Pay
To Peach
Peak
Peal
Pear Making
Peccavi
Peck
Peckish