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Scotch Mist (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Scotch Mist

A sober soaking rain; a Scotch mist will wet an Englishman to the skin.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Scotch Fiddle * Scotch Warming Pan

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