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Petticoat Pensioner (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Petticoat Pensioner

One kept by a woman forsecret services.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Petticoat Hold * Pettish

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