Definition of Pompeying
1. pompey [v] - See also: pompey
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pompeying
Literary usage of Pompeying
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1892)
"She did not believe in "pompeying" the children; so in the coldest winter weather Julia and her sisters went to school in their slippers and white cotton ..."
2. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1888)
"This is not an argument in favour of ' pompeying' boys. One would not give them beef-steak and apricot tart every day, which was Mr. Thackeray's idea of a ..."
3. In the Strange South Seas by Beatrice Ethel Grimshaw (1908)
"Mrs. Joe Gargery would certainly have liked Niue, for it is a place where there is none of the " pompeying " so obnoxious to her Spartan soul. ..."