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Save-all (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Save-all

A kind of candlestick used by our frugal forefathers, to burn snuffs and ends of candles. Figuratively, boys running about gentlemen’s houses in Ireland, who are fed on broken meats that would otherwise be wasted, also a miser.

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

Sauce Box * Saunterer

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