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Rainbow (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Rainbow

Knight of the rainbow; a footman: from being commonly clothed in garments of different colours. A meeting of gentlemen, styled of the most ancient order of the rainbow, was advertised to be held at the Foppington’s Head, Moorfields.

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

Rails * Rainy Day

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Raffs
Rag
Rag-1
To Rag
Rag Carrier
Rag Fair
Rag Water
Ragamuffin
Rails
Rainbow
Rainy Day
Rake
Ralph Spooner
Ram Cat
Rammish
Rammer
To Ramp
Ramshackled
Randle
Randy