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Resurrection Men (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Resurrection Men

Persons employed by the students in anatomy to steal dead bodies out of church-yards.

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

Rescounters * Reverence

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