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Prinking (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Prinking

Dressing over nicely: prinked up as if he came out of a bandbox, or fit to sit upon a cupboardā€™s head.

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.

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