Definition of Matlows
1. matlow [n] - See also: matlow
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Matlows
Literary usage of Matlows
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1887)
"... and smell the aroma of old wood, to watch the auditors, sailors, mates, " matlows," officers, singly or in groups, as they came in, their physiognomies, ..."
2. Complete Prose Works by Walt Whitman (1891)
"... the gallery, all in half-light—and smell the aroma of old wood—to watch the auditors, sailors, mates, " matlows," officers, singly or in groups, ..."
3. The Maritime History of Massachusetts, 1783-1860 by Samuel Eliot Morison (1921)
"... the dark rich colors, the gallery, all in half-light — and smell the aroma of old wood — to watch the auditors, sailors, mates, ' matlows,' officers, ..."
4. Light and Shade in War by Malcolm Ross, Noël Ross (1916)
"... passed a football ground where twenty-two brawny " matlows " were sweating and puffing in the endeavour to force a ball between two upright posts. ..."