margate

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Synonyms for margate

a grunt with a red mouth that is found from Florida to Brazil

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Margate packets were sailing every day, filled with men of fashion and ladies of note, on their way to Brussels and Ghent.
No later than next afternoon my man turned up to tell me that the fellow had married his landlady's daughter at a registrar's office that very day at 11.30 a.m., and had gone off with her to Margate for a week.
He contrived, in the true tradition of 'Arry at Margate, to look at once startling and commonplace.
All the young clerks are madly in love, and according to their various degrees, pine for bliss with the beloved object, at Margate, Ramsgate, or Gravesend.
Always Bert wore this thing; it was his cherished delusion, based on the advice of a shilling fortune-teller at Margate, that he was weak in the lungs.