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Scapegallows (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Scapegallows

One who deserves and has narrowly escaped the gallows, a slip-gibbet, one for whom the gallows is said to groan.

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

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