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Rib (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Rib

A wife: an allusion to our common mother Eve, made out of Adam’s rib. A crooked rib: a cross-grained wife.

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

Rhino * Ribaldry

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