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Grose, Francis 1731?-1791

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Works: 447 works in 1,581 publications in 3 languages and 13,678 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Reference works  Pictorial works  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Registers (Lists)  Handbooks and manuals  Designs and plans  Humor 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Attributed name, Publishing director, Illustrator
Classifications: PE3721, 427.09
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A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue by Francis Grose( Book )

179 editions published between 1735 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 1796 alternative dictionary of 'The Vulgar Tongue', educated readers in the correct usage of colloquialisms, slang and old English idioms. Includes those familiar entries such as 'mealy-mouthed', originally meaning over-modest, and revives classics that should never have been forgotten, such as 'apple dumplin shop' for a woman's bosom, 'nit squeeger' (a hairdresser) and 'flaybottomist' (a teacher). So, you won't be a 'Jason's
1811 dictionary of the vulgar tongue; a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquence by Francis Grose( Book )

56 editions published between 1811 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on many words used in vulgar speech and is a fascinating look back at the history, development, and change in meaning of words, making it a worthwhile read for anyone interested in English."--Book description
A provincial glossary, 1787 by Francis Grose( Book )

71 editions published between 1787 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a provincial glossary containing a collection of local proverbs and popular superstitions
Military antiquities respecting a history of the English Army, from the conquest to the present time by Francis Grose( Book )

76 editions published between 1786 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antiquities of England and Wales by Francis Grose( Book )

55 editions published between 1772 and 2015 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antiquities of Ireland by Francis Grose( Book )

55 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on Gothic architecture by Thomas Warton( Book )

38 editions published between 1800 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antiquities of Scotland by Francis Grose( Book )

38 editions published in 1797 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rules for drawing caricaturas : with an essay on comic painting by Francis Grose( Book )

52 editions published between 1788 and 1978 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise on ancient armour and weapons by Francis Grose( Book )

46 editions published between 1785 and 2016 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The olio : being a collection of essays, dialogues, letters, biographical sketches, anecdotes, pieces of poetry, parodies, bon mots, epigrams, epitaphs, &c., chiefly original by Francis Grose( Book )

14 editions published between 1792 and 1796 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advice to the officers of the British army, with the addition of some hints to the drummer and private soldier by Francis Grose( Book )

19 editions published between 1783 and 1970 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to health, beauty, riches, and honour by Francis Grose( Book )

33 editions published between 1783 and 2005 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of advertisements
The olio : being a collection of essays, dialogues, letters ... epitaphs, &c. chiefly original. By the late Francis Grose by Francis Grose( Book )

34 editions published between 1792 and 1796 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The account of Pythagoras's School in Cambridge; as in Mr. Grose's Antiquities of England and Wales, and other notices by Francis Grose( Book )

12 editions published between 1790 and 2005 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dictionary of the vulgar tongue : a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit and pickpocket eloquence by Francis Grose( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how the Georgians and early Victorians would insult each other and find out how some of today's words and derivations have come about. Dip in and see how our ancestors considered and talked about such subjects as sex and the workings of the human body
A provincial glossary, with a collection of local proverbs, and popular superstitions : By Francis Grose by Francis Grose( Book )

13 editions published between 1787 and 2015 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A description of Alnwick Castle by Francis Grose( )

10 editions published between 1776 and 2005 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue
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1811 dictionary of the vulgar tongue; a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquenceAnecdotes of the English language; chiefly regarding the local dialect of London and its environs; whence it will appear that the natives of the metropolis and its vicinities have not corrupted the language of their ancestors. In a letter from Samuel Pegge, Esq. F.S.A. to an old acquaintance, and co-fellow of the Society of Antquaries, [Antiquaries] London. To which is added, a supplement to the Provincial glossary of Francis GroseThe dictionary of the vulgar tongue : a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit and pickpocket eloquence