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A Regency Glossary

bamming: fooling or lying or pulling one’s leg
cattle: horses
cropsick: hung over
foxed: drunk
havey-cavey: suspicious
lightskirt: prostitute
milk-and-water miss: an insipid young female
parure: a set of matching jewelry
rake: man of big sexual appetite, few morals
rig: coach and horse together
Stubble it!: Be quiet!

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