Definition of Lubberliness

1. [n -ES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lubberliness

lozengelike
lozenges
lozengy
lozens
luanheite
luau
luaus
lubbard
lubbards
lubber
lubber's hole
lubber's line
lubber's mark
lubber's point
lubber line
lubberliness (current term)
lubberlinesses
lubberly
lubbers
lube
lube job
lube jobs
lubed
luberoite
lubes
lubfish
lubfishes
lubing
lubiprostone
lubki

Literary usage of Lubberliness

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1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"lubberliness, loutishness ; clumsy weight. You, like a lazy hulk, whose stupendous magnitude is full big enough to load an elephant with ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1868)
"... had vague doubt whether his English dignity were not being regarded as English lubberliness ; but, of course, he hated the two Frenchmen all the more, ..."

3. The Autobiography of a Seaman by Thomas Cochrane Dundonald, George Butler Earp, William Jackson (1860)
"... for my neat chest had become an unshapely piece of lumber, he pointed out the " lubberliness of shore- going people in not making keyholes where they ..."

4. Surveying the Record: North American Scientific Exploration to 1930 by Edward Carlos Carter (1999)
"... "land- lubberliness," while some of the officers were noticeably incompetent in over-land expeditions.8 In conflicts between landlubbers and salts, ..."

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