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Tarring and Feathering (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Tarring and Feathering

A punishment lately infliced by the good people of Boston on any person convicted, or suspected, of loyalty: such delinquents being “stripped naked”, were daubed all over with tar, and afterwards put into a hogshead of feathers.

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

Tarpawlin * Tart

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