Definition of Drunk-and-disorderly

1. Noun. Someone arrested on the charge of being drunk and disorderly. "They delivered the drunk-and-disorderlies to the county jail"

Generic synonyms: Drunk

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drunk-and-disorderly

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drumstick tree
drunk-and-disorderly (current term)
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drunk as a skunk
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Literary usage of Drunk-and-disorderly

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

1. Unbeaten Tracks in Japan: An Account of Travels in the Interior Including by Isabella Lucy Bird (1888)
"... Hamlet -Crowded Dwellings- Riding a Cow-" Drunk and Disorderly "-An Enforced Rest— Local Discouragements-Heavy Loads-Absence of Beggary-Slow Travelling. ..."

2. Reports of Cases in Criminal Law Argued and Determined in All the Courts in by Edward William Cox (1871)
"But being drunk and disorderly was an offence under 10 & 11 Viet. c. 89, s. 29; thus they were offences of an entirely different kind, and it was therefore ..."

3. The Law Magazine and Law Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of Jurisprudence by William S. Hein & Company (1871)
"February II, Drunk and incapable, Discharged; February 23, Drunk and disorderly, 7 days; March 11, Drunk and incapable, Discharged; March 15, Drunk and ..."

4. The Life and Writings of Philip, Duke of Wharton by Lewis Saul Benjamin (1913)
"... faith in the Duke—He does not offer him further employment—The Duke resigns his title of Duke of Wharton—He is frequently drunk and disorderly— With his ..."

5. Juvenile crime: its causes, character and cure by Samuel Phillips Day (1858)
"Thus, there were taken into custody by the metropolitan police, for being drunk, and drunk and disorderly, during the year 1855, 10499 males and 8798 ..."

6. A Short American Tramp in the Fall of 1864 by John Francis Campbell (1865)
"Thomas Moore, drunk and disorderly conduct. Three dollars fine. ... Mary Henley, drunk and disorderly conduct. One hundred dollars bond for two months. ..."

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