Definition of Bejants
1. bejant [n] - See also: bejant
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Literary usage of Bejants
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1905)
"When John and I first pulled over our shoulders the gown of scarlet baize with purple velvet collar we became bejants and our trenchers bore tassels of fine ..."
2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"Gloucester, viz., Argent, on a chief gules three bejants. HSG THE LETTER “ H “ (4th S. xii. 349.)—I believe all words in English in which the initial 1& is ..."
3. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"... the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst — "Snooker," "Johnny;" "bejants" ..."
4. The Literature of the Georgian Era by William Minto (1895)
"... and while the bejants of the north found that they had before them, in the English Literature class, a Teacher of whose achievements among his ..."
5. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1894)
"... In the oldest of our alleys, By good bejants tenanted, Once a man whose name was Wallace—• William Wallace—reared his head. ..."
6. A Treasury of Humorous Poetry: Being a Compilation of Witty, Facetious, and by Frederic Lawrence Knowles (1902)
"... REMAINS OF EDGAR ALLAN FOE In the oldest of our alleys, By good bejants tenanted, Once a man whose name was Wallace — William Wallace — reared his head. ..."
7. Some Nineteenth Century Scotsmen: Being Personal Recollections by William Angus Knight, Thomas Davidson (1903)
"... and while the bejants of the north found that they had before them, in the English Literature class, a Teacher, of whose achievements amongst his ..."