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Prig (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Prig

A thief, a cheat: also a conceited coxcomical fellow.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Priest-ridden * Prig Napper

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Priest-ridden
Prig
Prig Napper
Priggers
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Prigstar
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Priminaky
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