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Upping Block (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Upping Block

[Called in some counties a leaping stock, in others a jossing block.] Steps for mounting a horse. He sits like a toad on a jossing block; said of one who sits ungracefully on horseback.

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

Upper Story * Uppish

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