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Wife In Water Colours (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Wife In Water Colours

A mistress, or concubine; water colours being, like their engagements, easily effaced, or dissolved.

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

Wife * Wigannowns

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