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Powder Monkey (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Powder Monkey

A boy on board a ship of war, whose business is to fetch powder from the magazine.

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

Powder * Powdering Tub

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