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croziered abbot

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croziered abbot (plural croziered abbots)

  1. (archaic, British slang) A brothel bully; a man employed by a brothel as the equivalent of bouncer; a bodyguard for prostitutes.
  2. (archaic, British slang) A pimp or brothel-owner who runs a brothel for the purpose of robbery or extortion more than for prostitution.

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  • “croziered abbot” in Albert Barrère and Charles G[odfrey] Leland, compilers and editors, A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant, volume I (A–K), Edinburgh: The Ballantyne Press, 1889–1890, page 3.
  • Farmer, John Stephen (1890) Slang and Its Analogues[1], volume 1, page 4