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Wife (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Wife

A fetter fixed to one leg.

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

Widow’s Weeds * Wife In Water Colours

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

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