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To Keep It Up (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

To Keep It Up

To prolong a debauch. We kept it up finely last night; metaphor drawn from the game of shuttle-cock.

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

To Keep * Keeping Cully

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