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Rumford (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Rumford

To ride to Rumford to have one’s backside new bottomed: i.e. to have a pair of new leather breeches. Rumford was formerly a famous place for leather breeches. A like saying is current in Norfolk and Suffolk, of Bungay, and for the same reason.—Rumford lion; a calf. See Essex Lion.

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

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