"simon pure" Definition

  1. “the real SIMON PURE,” the genuine article. Those who have witnessed Mr. Charles Mathews’s performance in Mrs. Centlivre’s admirable comedy of _A Bold Stroke for a Wife_, and the laughable coolness with which he, the false SIMON PURE, assuming the Quaker dress and character of the real one, elbows that worthy out of his expected entertainment, will at once perceive the origin of this phrase.—_See_ act v. scene i.

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Position in the dictionary: 3148 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: simpkin, simpson, sing out, sing small, sing-song, sinkers, sinks, sir harry, sir reverence, siserara
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