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Rescounters (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Rescounters

The time of settlement between the bulls and bears of Exchange-alley, when the losers must pay their differences, or become lame ducks, and waddle out of the Alley.

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

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