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Word Pecker (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Word Pecker

A punster, one who plays upon words.

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.

Word Grubbers * Word of Mouth

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Nathan Bailey's 1736 Dictionary of canting and thieving slang

John S. Farmer's collection of canting songs and slang rhymes

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Woman and Her Husband
Woman’s Conscience
Woman of All Work
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Wool Gathering
Woolley Crown
Word Grubbers
Word Pecker
Word of Mouth
World
Worm
Wranglers
Wrap Rascal
Wrapt Up In Warm Flannel
Wrinkle
Wry Mouth and a Pissen Pair of Breeches
Wry Neck Day
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