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A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue.

Francis Grose

A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue.

by Francis Grose

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Published by Scolar Press in Menston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1785 edition.

    SeriesScolar reprints, English linguistics -- n. 80
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged). --
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20852372M

    The Georgian "Profanisaurus". From the s to the s, numerous editions of the Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue were published. Looking at the slang and vernacular language of the time, this dictionary pre-dated Roger Mellie's best-selling Profanisaurus by a good years/5. Get this from a library! A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue, [Francis Grose].

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      A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue by Francis Grose, , S. Hooper edition, Microform in English - The second edition, corrected and : Other early slang dictionaries include A New Dictionary of the Terms Ancient and Modern of the Canting Crew, first published circa , and Francis Grose 's A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, first published in


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Skip to main content. This banner text can have markup A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue Item Preview remove-circle Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to Pages: A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue () Thirty years after Dr Johnson published his great Dictionary of the English Language (), Francis Grose put out A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (), a compendium of slang Johnson had deemed unfit for his learned tome.

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A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue by Francis Grose; 13 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Dictionaries, Early works toEnglish language, Slang.

Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue: Revised and Corrected with the Addition of Numerous Slang Phrases Collected from Tried Authorities. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue Eighteenth century collections online Eighteenth-century sources for the study of English literature: Author: Francis Grose: Publisher: S.

Hooper, Original from: the Complutense University of Madrid: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue. Note. Reprint of the author's Lexicon balatronicum; a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquence (and now considerably altered and enlarged, with the modern changes and improvements, by a member of the whip club.) Language.

Appears in 69 books from Page xxiv - The proper force of words lies not in the words themselves, but in their application. A word may be a fine-sounding word, of an unusual length, and very imposing from its learning and novelty, and yet in the " connection in which it is introduced, may be " quite pointless and irrelevant.

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"A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue" will appeal those with an interest in lexicography and historical slang, and it would make for a charming addition to any collection. Many vintage Author: Francis Grose.

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Hooper, Original from: the New York Public Library: Digitized: Sep flash lingo n. The canting or slang language A fascinating and hilarious collection of all the words and phrases that raised eyebrows in the 18th century. The original alternative dictionary of 'The Vulgar Tongue', educated readers in the correct usage of colloquialisms, slang and old English idioms/5."A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue" will appeal those with an interest in lexicography and historical slang, and it would make for a charming addition to any collection.

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