Did Jane Austen just call him a dick?

414KCRS5ZYL._SX312_BO1,204,203,200_He had, in fact, though now his sisters were doing all they could for him, by calling him “poor Richard,” been nothing better than a thick-headed, unfeeling, unprofitable Dick Musgrove, who had never done anything to entitle him to more than the abbreviation of his name, living or dead.

Persuasion Book 1, Chapter 6

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