Definition of Rouseabouts

1. rouseabout [n] - See also: rouseabout



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rouseabouts

rounseys
roup
roup sale
rouped
roupet
roupier
roupiest
roupily
rouping
roupit
roups
roupy
rousant
rouse
rouseabout
rouseabouts
roused
rouseite
rouser
rousers
rouses
rousing
rousingly
rousseaus
roussette
roust
roustabout
roustabouts

Literary usage of Rouseabouts

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. "Over There" with the Australians by R. Hugh Knyvett (1918)
"These casual laborers and rouseabouts are paid ten dollars a week, ... The shearers have a separate union from the rouseabouts, and there is a good deal of ..."

2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"The shearers hold themselves as the aristocrats of the shed ; and never associate with the rouseabouts." "While we sat there, a roi came to the door. ..."

3. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"6: "The 'rouseabouts' are another class of men engaged in shearing time, whose work is to draft the sheep, fill the pens for the shearers, ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1897)
"... while the hurrying rouseabouts (shearers' assistants) are carrying their spoils to men, who, quickly sorting it, pass it on to the wool-classer, and he, ..."

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