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Walking the Plank (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Walking the Plank

A mode of destroying devoted persons or officers in a mutiny or ship-board, by blindfolding them, and obliging them to walk on a plank laid over the ship’s side; by this means, as the mutineers suppose, avoiding the penalty of murder.

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

Walking Stationer * Walking Up Against the Wall

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Wabler
To Waddle
Wag
Waggish
Wagtail
Waits
Wake
Walking Cornet
Walking Poulterer
Walking Stationer
Walking the Plank
Walking Up Against the Wall
Wall
To Wap
Wapper-eyed
Ware
Ware Hawk
Warm
Warming-pan
Warren
Wash