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Grose, Francis 1731?-1791

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Works: 424 works in 1,408 publications in 5 languages and 12,996 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Reference works  Pictorial works  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Registers (Lists)  Handbooks and manuals  Designs and plans 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Attributed name, Illustrator, Publishing director
Classifications: PE3721, 427.09
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A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue by Francis Grose( Book )

130 editions published between 1735 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 1,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a thorough guide to unsavory slang speech, popularly used by pirates
1811 dictionary of the vulgar tongue; a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquence by Francis Grose( Book )

40 editions published between 1811 and 2014 in English and held by 636 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 )

37 editions published between 1787 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Military antiquities respecting a history of the English army from the conquest to the present time by Francis Grose( Book )

52 editions published between 1786 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A provincial glossary : with a collection of local proverbs, and popular superstitions by Francis Grose( Book )

39 editions published between 1787 and 2010 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a provincial glossary containing a collection of local proverbs and popular superstitions
The antiquities of Ireland by Francis Grose( Book )

49 editions published between 1791 and 2005 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on Gothic architecture by Thomas Warton( Book )

39 editions published between 1800 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The antiquities of Scotland by Francis Grose( Book )

34 editions published in 1797 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

60 editions published between 1788 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1782 and 1787 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Military antiquities respecting a history of the English Army, from the conquest to the present time by Francis Grose( Book )

25 editions published between 1786 and 1963 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

40 editions published between 1785 and 2005 in English and held by 142 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 )

13 editions published between 1792 and 1796 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

28 editions published between 1783 and 2005 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1772 and 2012 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

33 editions published between 1792 and 1796 in English and held by 58 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 )

11 editions published between 1790 and 2005 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and held by 37 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
 
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A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue
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Captain Grose

Francis Grose

Francis Grose Brits lexicograaf (1731-1791)

Francis Grose English antiquary, draughtsman, and lexicographer

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Grose, Francis 1731?-1791

Grose, Francis ca1731-1791

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Grose, Francois 1731-1791

Grosse, captain Francis 1731?-1791

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1811 dictionary of the vulgar tongue; a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquenceThe dictionary of the vulgar tongue : a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit and pickpocket eloquence