Definition of Sleevers
1. sleever [n] - See also: sleever
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sleevers
Literary usage of Sleevers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cry of the Poor: Being the True and Faithful Account of a Three Months by Robert Harborough Sherard (1901)
"Sleevers and a football match appealed more strongly to his feelings. There are thousands like him in Cardiff. Distress exists, where it should not, ..."
2. First Impressions of the New World on Two Travellers: From the Old, in the by Isabella Strange Trotter (1859)
"The table d'hote toilettes here now are much quieter than they were at Westpoint, there being but two short sleevers yesterday at our two o'clock dinner. ..."
3. Cassell's Picturesque Australasia by Edward Ellis Morris (1888)
"... teams by the dozen, dozed placidly on the grass in front, until their drivers had completed their regulation half-score " long-sleevers" of " she-oak. ..."
4. Cassell's Picturesque Australasia by Edward Ellis Morris (1888)
"... sleevers " of " she-oak." Here, too came the dissipated shearer and the devil-may-care boundary-rider for the essentially Australian amusement of ..."
5. Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Naval Affairs of the House by Edward Butterfield Vreeland (1906)
"The cadet officers and petty officers have, but what is known by the slang term here as " clean sleevers"— I do not know how better to term them—have not, ..."