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Reversed (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Reversed

A man set by bullies on his head, that his money may fall out of his breeches, which they afterwards by accident pick up. See Hoisting.

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

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