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In 1811 slang, what is a Gentleman of the Three Outs?

A Gentleman of the Three Outs is: Without money, without wit, and without manners: Some add another out, i.e. without credit.

In 1811 slang what is a Gentleman of the Three Ins?

Gentleman of the Three Ins: In debt, in gaol, and in danger of remaining there for life. Or, in gaol, indicted, and in danger of being hanged in chains. Gaol => jail