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  • profane, abusive language; coarse words
          you wouldn't have beleived the billingsgate which poured forth from that boy's mouth
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

BILLINGSGATE, n. The invective of an opponent.
- 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

Bil"lings*gate` (&?;), n. 1. A market near the Billings gate in London, celebrated for fish and foul language.

2. Coarsely abusive, foul, or profane language; vituperation; ribaldry.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Billingsgate, a fish-market in London, below London Bridge; also a name given to low, coarse language indulged in there.
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