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Definition of Dundrearies
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Literary usage of Dundrearies
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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1866)
"Or ie it some strange magnetism by which matter gets the mastery over mind, and the dundrearies are enabled to swamp ..."
2. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"Few will tolerate whiskers; Piccadilly weepers, dundrearies, as they were once called, are universally despised; ..."
3. Camp and Camino in Lower California: A Record of the Adventures of the by Arthur Walbridge North (1910)
"... strapping fellow, dressed in old overalls, tattered shirt, high peaked Spanish straw sombrero, and wearing a genial expression and waving dundrearies, ..."
4. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1877)
"He should go among the "dundrearies" of the first-class, and although his aspect may be unassuming, and the offending binoculars be rimmed with modest horn ..."