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Roast and Boiled (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Roast and Boiled

A nick name for the Life Guards, who are mostly substantial house-keepers; and eat daily of roast and boiled.

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

To Roast * Robert’s Men

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