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French letter

noun, Older Slang.
1.
a condom.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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British Dictionary definitions for French letter

French letter

noun
1.
(Brit) a slang term for condom
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Slang definitions & phrases for French letter

French letter

noun phrase

A condom; rubber: He was too shy to go in and buy a French letter (1856+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Word Value for French

14
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