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Spanish Padlock (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Spanish Padlock

A kind of girdle contrived by jealous husbands of that nation, to secure the chastity of their wives.

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

Spanish Gout * Spanish Trumpeter

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