Definition of Boojums

1. Noun. (plural of boojum) ¹



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Definition of Boojums

1. boojum [n] - See also: boojum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Boojums

boogy
boogying
boogyman
boogymen
booh
boohed
boohing
boohoo
boohooed
boohooing
boohoos
boohs
booing
boojum
boojum tree
boojums (current term)
book
book-answerer
book-burner
book-burning
book-ghoul
book-ghouls
book-keep
book-keeper
book-keepers
book-keeping
book-learned
book-learning
book-lore
book-ridden

Literary usage of Boojums

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1. The Book of Humorous Verse by Carolyn Wells (1920)
"For, although common Snarks do no manner of harm, Yet I feel it my duty to say Some are boojums—" The Bellman broke off in alarm, For the Baker had fainted ..."

2. The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and humor of by Lionel Strachey (1906)
"For, although common Snarks do no manner of harm, Yet I feel it my duty to say Some are boojums—" The Bellman broke off in alarm, For the Baker had fainted ..."

3. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society by Bombay Natural History Society (1888)
"... the zoology has been very imperfectly, if at all, observed, and where the local bis- cobras, if not bis-cobras, may at least turn out to be " boojums. ..."

4. Alfred Russel Wallace; Letters and Reminiscences by Alfred Russel Wallace, James Marchant (1916)
"... interest and tell us what he knew about it, and would answer our numerous questions if possible, or put us off with some joking reference to boojums or ..."

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