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Sharp (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Sharp

Subtle, acute, quick-witted; also a sharper or cheat, in opposition to a flat, dupe, or gull. Sharp’s the word and quick’s the motion with him; said of any one very attentive to his own interest, and apt to take all advantages. Sharp set; hungry.

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

Shark * Sharper

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