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Pursenets (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Pursenets

Goods taken up at thrice their value, by young spendthrifts, upon trust.

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

Purse Proud * Purser’s Pump

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