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Purl Royal (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Purl Royal

Canary wine; with a dash of tincture of wormwood.

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.

Purl * Purse Proud

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