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Sir John (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Sir John

The old title for a country parson: as Sir John of Wrotham, mentioned by Shakespeare.

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.

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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