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Porridge Island (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Porridge Island

An alley leading from St. Martin’s church-yard to Round-court, chiefly inhabited by cooks, who cut off ready-dressed meat of all sorts, and also sell soup.

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

Porridge * Posey

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