Definition of Groundlings

1. Noun. (plural of groundling) ¹



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Definition of Groundlings

1. groundling [n] - See also: groundling

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Groundlings

groundfishing
groundfloor
groundfloors
groundhog
groundhogs
groundhopper
groundhoppers
grounding
groundings
groundkeeper
groundkeepers
groundless
groundlessly
groundlessness
groundling
groundlings (current term)
groundly
groundnut
groundnut oil
groundnut vine
groundnuts
groundout
groundouts
grounds
grounds officer
groundsel
groundsel bush
groundsel tree

Literary usage of Groundlings

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1. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"To split the cars of the groundlings^, who for the г part are capable of nothing but inexplicable ..."

2. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1810)
"This would be splitting the ears of the groundlings with a vengeance! ART. X.—La Mort d'Abel; Poeme en Imitation de Gesner, S;c. The Death of Abel; ..."

3. Men of the Time: Biographical Sketches of Eminent Living Characters ... Also by Alaric Alexander Watts (1856)
"In 1837 Mr. Carlyle published "The French in this new style of denunciation astonished the groundlings throughout ..."

4. Notes of Thought by Charles Buxton, John Llewelyn Davies (1883)
"passion to tatters, and split the ears of the groundlings, and they will yell with joy. ... groundlings ..."

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