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Starter (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Starter

One who leaves a jolly company, a milksop; he is no starter, he will sit longer than a hen.

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.

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Starter
Starve’em
Star Lag
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