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Ring the Changes (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Ring the Changes

When a person receives silver in change to shift some good shillings and put bad ones in their place. The person who gave the change is then requested to give good shillings for these bad ones.

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

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