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jargon
used in Gulliver's Travels

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specialized terminology characteristic of a particular group such as doctors or thieves
  • It is likewise to be observed, that this society has a peculiar cant and jargon of their own, that no other mortal can understand, and wherein all their laws are written, which they take special care to multiply; whereby they have wholly confounded the very essence of truth and falsehood, of right and wrong; so that it will take thirty years to decide, whether the field left me by my ancestors for six generations belongs to me, or to a stranger three hundred miles off.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (38% in)

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