Definition of Troolies
1. troolie [n] - See also: troolie
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Troolies
Literary usage of Troolies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. British Guiana Boundary: Arbitration with the United States of Venezuela by Great Britain (1898)
"It will be roofed with troolies late in October, ¡mil now that lumber (white pine) and shingles on the spot, the house is likely to be inclosed, ..."
2. History of British Guiana, from the Year 1668 to the Present Time by James Rodway (1891)
"It appears that a great many desertions took place, on account of slaves being sent into the bush to cut troolies for thatching the houses. ..."
3. Timehri: The Journal of the Royal Agricultural and Commercial Society of edited by Everard Ferdinand Im Thurn, John Joseph Quelch, James Rodway (1882)
"They shall be at liberty to cat and gather on any such land of the crown as aforesaid any troolies, palm, or other leaves, and to make any shingles from ..."
4. British Guiana Boundary: Arbitration with the United States of Venezuela by Great Britain (1898)
"... troolies on new house. Weather showery. Mrs. Bielstein from Itaka, came to the Post this morning and went away same afternoon. ~ Friday, June 25th. ..."
5. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"The troolies bears a leaf of from twenty to thirty feet in length, and two or three feet broad, which grows from its short roots close to the ground, ..."
6. History of the British Colonies by Robert Montgomery Martin (1834)
"The troolies are chiefly employed for covering the roofs of buildings in the country. They are large leaves, twenty feet long, and two broad, ..."