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Rapparees (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Rapparees

Irish robbers, or outlaws, who in the time of Oliver Cromwell were armed with short weapons, called in Irish RAPIERS, used for ripping persons up.

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

To Rap * Rapper

Nearby

Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

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