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Prick-eared (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Prick-eared

A prick-eared fellow; one whose ears are longer than his hair: an appellation frequently given to puritans, who considered long hair as the mark of the whore of Babylon.

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

P—k * Pricklouse

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Prattling Box
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Pricklouse
Priest-craft
Priest-linked
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Prig Napper
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