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Skip Jacks (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Skip Jacks

Youngsters that ride horses on sale, horse-dealers boys. Also a plaything made for children with the breast bone of a goose.

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.

Skins * Skip Kennel

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Skin-1
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Skipper
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