Definition of Roorbacks
1. roorback [n] - See also: roorback
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Roorbacks Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Roorbacks
roorbacks (current term)
Literary usage of Roorbacks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Logic of History: Five Hundred Political Texts; Being Concentrated Extracts by Stephen D. Carpenter (1864)
"Abolition roorbacks to Effect Elections...The Union League Machinery...Forney on Their Purposes...Dr. Lieber on Soldiers Voting...Gen. ..."
2. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1876 It was a poor day for roorbacks yesterday. First, Prof. ... 1884 The Herald "and Globe abound in roorbacks which are designed to influence the vote in ..."
3. A Biographical Sketch of Henry A. Wise: With a History of the Political by James Pinkney Hambleton (1856)
"... his people that it is " daily and nightly manufacturing and sending into all parts of the State secret roorbacks—outrageous ..."
4. A History of the Political Campaign in Virginia, in 1855: With a by James Pinkney Hambleton (1856)
"... his people that it is "daily and nightly manufacturing and sending into all purls of the State secret roorbacks—outrageous ..."
5. A Biographical Sketch of Henry A. Wise: With a History of the Political by James Pinkney Hambleton (1856)
"Here, then, sir, we havo -at much length taken pains to dissect the four roorbacks which the enemy have dared to locate—read them attentively, and judge for ..."
6. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"The manufacture of roorbacks against Mr. Blaine, though active, ... It was a poor day for roorbacks yesterday. First, Professor Lowell was going to vote for ..."