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Sitting Breeches (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Sitting Breeches

One who stays late in company, is said to have his sitting breeches on, or that he will sit longer than a hen.

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

Sir Timothy * Six and Eight-pence

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