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Poker (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Poker

A sword. Fore pokers; aces and kings at cards. To burn your poker; to catch the venereal disease.

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.

Poke * Pole

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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