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To Fight a Crib (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

To Fight a Crib

To make a sham fight. Bear garden term.

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

To Crib * Cribbage-faced

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To Fight a Crib
Cribbage-faced
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Crim
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Crinkums
Cripple
Crispin
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