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To Pry (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

To Pry

To examine minutely into a matter or business. A prying fellow; a man of impertinent curiosity, apt to peep and inquire into other men’s secrets.

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

Prunella * Public Man

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Priscian
Prittle Prattle
Prog
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Proud
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Prophet
Prunella
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Public Man
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Puddings
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Pudding Sleeves
Pudding Time
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