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Slap-bang Shop (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Slap-bang Shop

A petty cook’s shop, where there is no credit given, but what is had must be paid DOWN WITH THE READY SLAP-BANG, i.e. immediately. This is a common appellation for a night cellar frequented by thieves, and sometimes for a stage coach or caravan.

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

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