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Squire of Alsatia (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Squire of Alsatia

A weak profligate spendthrift, the squire of the company; one who pays the whole reckoning, or treats the company, called standing squire.

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.

Squint-a-pipes * Squirish

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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Square
Square Toes
Squeak
Squeaker
Squeeze Crab
Squeeze Wax
Squelch
Squib
Squint-a-pipes
Squire of Alsatia
Squirish
Squirrel
Squirrel Hunting
Stag
To Stag
Staggering Bob
Stall Whimper
Stalling
Stalling Ken
Stallion