Definition of Gunnings
1. gunning [n] - See also: gunning
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Literary usage of Gunnings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Some Celebrated Irish Beauties of the Last Century by Frances A. Gerard (1895)
"THE gunnings. WHO has not heard of the two Irish girls who, less than 150 years ago, crossed the Channel which divides the sister countries, ..."
2. London by Charles Knight (1851)
"The two Miss gunnings lighted upon the earth of London in 1751, and were declared the handsomest women alive. " They can't walk in the Park or go to ..."
3. The Letters of Horace Walpole, Fourth Earl of Orford by Horace Walpole, Peter Cunningham (1891)
"As you talk of our Beauties, I shall tell you a new story of the gunnings, who make more noise than any of their predecessors since the days of Helen, ..."
4. Illustrious Irishwomen: Being Memoirs of Some of the Most Noted Irishwomen by E. Owens Blackburne (1877)
"AY the luck of the gunnings attend you !" was the blessing of an Irish beggar-man in Dublin ; and so apposite was the ejaculation that it passed into a ..."
5. A Century of Anecdote from 1760-1860 by John Timbs (1864)
"THOSE GODDESSES, THE gunnings." Maria and Elizabeth Gunning, who appeared at the Court ... The gunnings flew into a passion, and asked her what she meant; ..."
6. Palmer's Index to "The Times" NewspaperTimes (London, England) (1873)
"... Robt.,'and John Holland, for Fraud, 18/11/ Gurney, David, for Absconding from an gunnings, Henry, for Assault, 1 ; 11 f Industrial School. ..."