A man very terrible in his vulgarity, loud, rampant, conspicuous with villainous jewellery, and odious with the worst abominations of perfumery.
A sporting man with no visible means of support, who persuaded Major Tifto to lame the horse "Prime Minister," belonging to Lord Silverbridge, so that it would-lose the race, and the £70,000 Lord Silver bridge had bet on it.
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