Definition of Striplings

1. Noun. (plural of stripling) ¹



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Definition of Striplings

1. stripling [n] - See also: stripling

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Striplings

stripelike
striper
stripers
stripes
stripewise
stripey
stripier
stripiest
stripiness
striping
stripings
striplight
striplike
stripline
stripling
striplings (current term)
striploin
stripogram
stripograms
strippable
stripped
stripped-down
stripped down
stripper
stripper clip
stripper clips
stripper well
strippergram
strippergrams
stripperlike

Literary usage of Striplings

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"He spoke ; whose word pleased all; and heralds soon Pour'd water on their hands, whilst striplings crown'd 220 The bowls with wine, which thence the heralds ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... although in the pages of Plato, even more than in reality, he only "whispers with a few striplings in a corner." Fur, in the Platonic grouping, ..."

3. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"For not few striplings, not few noble maids, Beating their golden heads, on the flint stones, Slew themselves, ..."

4. History of the Regency and Reign of King George the Fourthby William Cobbett by William Cobbett (1834)
"... finding his companions (all striplings like himself) would stand by him to the last, sent ail answer of utter defiance. The result I give in the words ..."

5. The Public and Private Life of His Late ... Majesty, George the Third by Robert Huish (1821)
"He and his associates, however mature in villany, were but striplings in years. He was employed to construct an instrument, the form of which was laid ..."

6. Self-formation; Or, The History of an Individual Mind: Intended as a Guide by Capel Lofft (1846)
"Our striplings are sent to chapel that they may be out of the way of mischief; as if there could be any greater mischief than the stag- nature, ..."

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