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Silver Laced (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Silver Laced

Replete with lice. The cove’s kickseys are silver laced: the fellow’s breeches are covered with lice.

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

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