[Loch-Ruadh] Word of the Day, March 18
jane.sitton at radioshack.com
Mon Mar 18 13:03:12 PST 2002
hmmm.... I wish I could think of a witty reply, but I'm dumbstruck. I'll
bet no one went around claiming to be one....
From: Cait O'Hara [mailto:lady_cait at lycos.com]
Sent: Monday, March 18, 2002 12:10 PM
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Subject: [Loch-Ruadh] Word of the Day, March 18
biter of peeters
One that makes a trade of whipping [stealing] boxes and trunks from behind a
coach, out of a wagon, or off a horse's back; [from] peeter, a cloak-bag.
-- B.E.'s Dictionary of the Canting Crew, 1699
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