Definition of Splore

1. a carousal [n -S] - See also: carousal



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Splore

splodge
splodged
splodges
splodgier
splodgiest
splodging
splodgy
splog
splogs
sploit
sploits
splooged
splooges
splooging
splore (current term)
splores
splosh
sploshed
sploshes
sploshing
splot
splotch
splotched
splotches
splotchier
splotchiest
splotching
splotchy
spludgy

Literary usage of Splore

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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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