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Silence (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Silence

To silence a man; to knock him down, or stun him. Silence in the court, the cat is pissing; a gird upon any one requiring silence unnecessarily.

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

Sign of The * Silent Flute

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