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Priggers (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Priggers

Thieves in general. Priggers of prancers; horse stealers. Priggers of cacklers: robbers of hen-roosts.

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.

Prig Napper * Prigging

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Preadamite Quacabites
P—k
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Priest-linked
Priest-ridden
Prig
Prig Napper
Priggers
Prigging
Prigstar
Prime
Priminaky
Prince Prig
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Princod
Princox
Princum Prancum
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