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three-penny uprighter:

Or: three-penny-upright , 19 th century term for a cheap prostitute , one willing to have-sex against a wall.

QUOTE: Captain Francis Grose. Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (1811) as: ' A retailer of love , who, for the sum mentioned, dispenses her favours standing against a wall .'

See Also: penny a mile, third set, third sex, three-penny upright, three-penny uprighter

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