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Peter Gunner (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Peter Gunner

will kill all the birds that died last summer. A piece of wit commonly thrown out at a person walking through a street or village near London, with a gun in his hand.

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

Peter * Peter Lay

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