Definition of Nimrods
1. Noun. (plural of Nimrod) ¹
2. Noun. (plural of nimrod) ¹
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Definition of Nimrods
1. nimrod [n] - See also: nimrod
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Literary usage of Nimrods
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Apollo's Warriors: United States Air Force Special Operations During the by Michael E. Haas (1998)
"The nimrods What had started out in May 1966 as a six- months-only combat trial for the A-26s turned into a dangerous, three-year-long snake hunt. ..."
2. Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches. a Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of (1885)
"Some are nimrods, or ' mighty hunters,' from their birth; others most plainly prove, by their ways and manners in the hunting-field, that they are not ..."
3. Select Discourses by John Smith, Simon Patrick, John Worthington (1821)
"How that magnanimity and puissance, which religion begets in holy souls, differs from and excels that gallantry and puissance which the great nimrods of ..."
4. Letters from the Highlands, Or, The Famine of 1847 by Robert Somers (1848)
"LETTEE V. A Glance at the Deer Forests—Their Rapid Extension—Modern nimrods— Clearances of Sheep to make room for Beer—Effects upon the People— Motives of ..."
5. Seasons with the Sea-horses; Or, Sporting Adventures in the Northern Seas by James Lamont (1861)
"Nautical nimrods.— Amusing Walrus-hunt. — Gun bursts. I HAVE often been asked " what the inhabitants of Spitzbergen are like ?" but I need scarcely mention ..."
6. A Yankee in Pigmy Land by William Edgar Geil (1905)
"IMPEDIMENTA, MINIATURE nimrods, TRADE, FIGHTING, INTELLIGENCE, PRIDE, FUN, NEIGHBOURS, POSSIBILITIES, A PLEA. Pigmies are Pigmies still, though perched on ..."
7. Sporting Adventures in the Far West by John Mortimer Murphy (1879)
"... by their tracks—Use of a field-glass—Qualities of a successful hunter— Characteristics of best nimrods—Difference between field and target shooting. ..."