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Wild-goose Chase (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Wild-goose Chase

A tedious uncertain pursuit, like the following a flock of wild geese, who are remarkably shy.

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

Wild Squirt * Willing Tit

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Wife In Water Colours
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Wild-goose Chase
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Win
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Winder
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Windmills In the Head
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