2. Noun. The game leapfrog. ¹
3. Noun. A boastful speech. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Cockalorum
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Cockalorum
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1. Retrospections of the Stage by John Bernard (1832)
"Sligo.—The Castle Inn.—The Duelling Assembly-room,—Impromptu by Mr Farren (father of the actress.)—Le Sieu'r Ray and his " cockalorum." —Sligo " Glee Club. ..."
2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1870)
"Will the cockalorum liquor ? The old cockalorum is moppy. The tailor was bustled a bit by the wife of the cockalorum. The old cove went on the scoop. ..."
3. Happy Thoughts: Complete, Including "Happy Thoughts", "More Happy Thoughts by Francis Cowley Burnand (1891)
"Will the cockalorum liquor ? The old cockalorum is moppy. Rub it in. The tailor was bustled a bit by the wife of the cockalorum. ..."
4. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"When the last man was up it was his duty to say, ' High cockalorum Jig Jig jig—high cockalorum jig jig jig- high cockalorum jig jig jig—Off, off, ..."