Definition of Trouncers

1. Noun. (plural of trouncer) ¹



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Definition of Trouncers

1. trouncer [n] - See also: trouncer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trouncers

trough-shell
trough-shells
troughed
troughing
troughlike
troughs
troul
troule
trouled
troules
trouling
trouls
trounce
trounced
trouncer
trouncers (current term)
trounces
trouncing
troupe
trouped
trouper
troupers
troupes
troupial
troupials
trouping
trous-de-loup
trouse
trouser
trouser clip

Literary usage of Trouncers

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1. Twice-born Men: A Clinic in Regeneration; a Footnote in Narrative to by Harold Begbie (1909)
"The men are thieves, begging-letter writers, pickpockets, bookmaker's touts, totters (rag and bone men), and trouncers (men paid by costermongers to shout ..."

2. An History of Marine Architecture: Including an Enlarged and Progressive by John Charnock (1801)
"This way a seaman captain breeds up more seamen from being landmen, trouncers, and boyes, than the casualty of fights, drowning, sickness, &c. destroys. ..."

3. Letters from a Gentleman in the North of Scotland to His Friend in London by Edward Burt, Robert Jamieson, Walter Scott (1822)
"Of the trouncers, it is remarked every where, that they have wonderful success in cutting out work for themselves; the more they do, the more they have to ..."

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