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Round Robin (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Round Robin

A mode of signing remonstrances practised by sailors on board the king’s ships, wherein their names are written in a circle, so that it cannot be discovered who first signed it, or was, in other words, the ringleader.

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

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