logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
1811 Dictionary Of The Vulgar Tongue - Grose Captain Grose
1811 Dictionary Of The Vulgar Tongue
by: (author)
The knees. To bring any one down on his marrow bones; to make him beg pardon on his knees: some derive this from Mary's bones, i.e. the bones bent in honor of the Virgin Mary; but this seems rather far- fetched. Marrow bones and cleavers; principal instruments in the band of rough music: these... show more
The knees. To bring any one down on his marrow bones; to make him beg pardon on his knees: some derive this from Mary's bones, i.e. the bones bent in honor of the Virgin Mary; but this seems rather far- fetched. Marrow bones and cleavers; principal instruments in the band of rough music: these are generally performed on by butchers, on marriages, elections, riding skimmington, and other public or joyous occasions.
show less
Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781406810059 (1406810053)
ASIN: 9781406810059
Publisher: Echo Library
Edition language: English
Bookstores:
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?