long-tailed beggar n.
1. a cat [the supposed story of a sailor who came home after his first voyage unable to remember the name of a cat and asked his mother ‘What’s she called, that ’ere long-tailed beggar?’].
|[||Peter Simple (1911) 10: You must larn to chaw baccy, drink grog, and call the cat a beggar].|
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2. a large denomination sterling note [long-tailed ’un n.].