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Pork (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Pork

To cry pork; to give intelligence to the undertaker of a funeral; metaphor borrowed from the raven, whose note sounds like the word pork. Ravens are said to smell carrion at a distance.

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

Poplers * Porker

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