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Related to Coarseness: unworthy
site of a London fishmarket, known for foul and abusive language. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 106]
Crawley, Sir Pitt
Evelina’s rude, coarse cousins. [Br. Lit.: Evelina]
vulgar aristocrat. [Br. Lit.: Vanity Fair]
naughty, balloon-headed children. [Am. Lit.: Goops and How To Be Them, Hart, 323]
early form of man, Caucasoid and strongly built. [Anthropology: NCE, 1900]
vulgar, lecherous nobleman. [Aust. Opera: R. Strauss, Rosenkavalier, Westerman, 423–425]
“he expectorates vehemently” [Am. Lit.: At Home and Abroad, Hart, 655]
prostitute with vitriolic vocabulary. [Br. Lit.: II Henry IV]
race of uncivilized cave dwellers. [Gk. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1103]
symbolizes bad manners and rudeness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
loutish, abusive brutes in shape of men. [Br. Lit.: Gulliver’s Travels]
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