Definition of Splore
1. a carousal [n -S] - See also: carousal
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Literary usage of Splore
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"Thou kens how he bred sic a splore, Holy Willie's Prayer, ¡г. Wha dearly like a random-splore ; On Scot. ... held the splore, The Jolly Beggars. RI Spoil. ..."
2. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"In Poosie Nancy's held the splore. Wi1 quaffing and laughing, They ranted and ... The squads o' chiels that lo'eil a splore, On winter evenings never ca'; ..."
3. The Poetry of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1897)
"splore, (1) a frolic: ' a random- splore,' i. 144. 12; (2) a carousal : ' in Poosie ... 9; (3) a row : ' he bred sic a splore,' ii. 28. 20. ..."
4. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"In Poosie Nancy's held the splore. Wi' quaffing and laughing, They ranted and they sang. — BURNS: The Jolly Beggars. The squads o' chiels that lo'ed a ..."
5. The Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets by Charles Mackay (1874)
"splore, a riotously merry meeting ; to make a splore, to create a sensation. In Poosie Nancy's held the splore, \Vi' quaffing and laughing, They ranted and ..."
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