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Priest-craft (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Priest-craft

The art of awing the laity, managing their consciences, and diving into their pockets.

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

Pricklouse * Priest-linked

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

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Pratts
Prattle Broth
Prattling Box
Pray
Preadamite Quacabites
P—k
Prick-eared
Pricklouse
Priest-craft
Priest-linked
Priest-ridden
Prig
Prig Napper
Priggers
Prigging
Prigstar
Prime
Priminaky
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