Definition of Gapeseed

1. n. Any strange sight.



2. n. A person who looks or stares gapingly.

Definition of Gapeseed

1. Noun. Something to be gaped at; any strange sight. ¹

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Definition of Gapeseed

1. something that causes wonder [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gapeseed

gap gene
gap junction
gap junctions
gap mutant
gap phenomenon
gap year
gap years
gape
gaped
gaper
gapers
gapers' block
gapers' blocks
gapers block
gapes
gapeseed (current term)
gapeseeds
gapesing
gapeworm
gapeworms
gapier
gapiest
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gapings
gapless
gaplessly
gaplessness
gaplike
gapo

Literary usage of Gapeseed

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1. A Glossary of Words and Phrases Pertaining to the Dialect of Cumberland by William Dickinson (1880)
"gapeseed, sb. what one can see or spy out ; what catches the eye. ' They came in here just for gapeseed, for they had no erran'.' Gar, v. to make or cause. ..."

2. Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue: Revised and Corrected ...by Francis Grose by Francis Grose (1823)
"A hurdle : traitors being usually conveyed from the gaol to the place of execution on a hurdle or sledge. gapeseed. Sights, any thing to feed the eye. ..."

3. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"gapeseed, sb. what one can see or spy out; what catches the eye. ' They came in here just for gapeseed, for they had no erran'.' Gar, v. to make or cause. ..."

4. A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue by Francis Grose (1785)
"gapeseed, sights, any thing to feed the eye; I am come abroad for a little gapeseed. GARNISH, an entrance fee demanded by the old prisoners, ..."

5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"Gar, r. to make or cause, Garron, ,--ft. an old horse. gapeseed, #6. what one can see or spy out; what catches the eye. Gash, sb. a rent or gap. ..."

6. A Glossary of Words and Phrases Pertaining to the Dialect of Cumberland by William Dickinson (1880)
"gapeseed, sb. what one can see or spy out ; what catches the eye. ' They came in here just for gapeseed, for they had no erran'.' Gar, v. to make or cause. ..."

7. Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue: Revised and Corrected ...by Francis Grose by Francis Grose (1823)
"A hurdle : traitors being usually conveyed from the gaol to the place of execution on a hurdle or sledge. gapeseed. Sights, any thing to feed the eye. ..."

8. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"gapeseed, sb. what one can see or spy out; what catches the eye. ' They came in here just for gapeseed, for they had no erran'.' Gar, v. to make or cause. ..."

9. A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue by Francis Grose (1785)
"gapeseed, sights, any thing to feed the eye; I am come abroad for a little gapeseed. GARNISH, an entrance fee demanded by the old prisoners, ..."

10. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"Gar, r. to make or cause, Garron, ,--ft. an old horse. gapeseed, #6. what one can see or spy out; what catches the eye. Gash, sb. a rent or gap. ..."

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