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Wedge (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Wedge

Silver plate, because melted by the receivers of stolen goods into wedges. Cant.

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

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Wedding * To Weed

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