Definition of Billingsgates

1. Noun. (plural of billingsgate) ¹



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Definition of Billingsgates

1. billingsgate [n] - See also: billingsgate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Billingsgates

billiard parlor
billiard parlour
billiard player
billiard room
billiard saloon
billiard table
billiard tables
billiards
billie
billies
billietite
billing
billing credit
billings
billingsgate
billingsgates (current term)
billingsleyite
billion
billionaire
billionaires
billionfold
billions
billionth
billionths
billitonite
billitonites
billman
billmen
billon

Literary usage of Billingsgates

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Life and Theatrical Times of Charles Kean, F.S.A. by Fanny Kemble, Kate Field, John William Cole (1859)
"He undervalues Miss O'Neill, billingsgates Conway, absolutely libels Young, and deifies the two or three fortunate exceptions who find favour in his eyes. ..."

2. The British Essayists;: With Prefaces, Historical and Biographical, by Alexander Chalmers (1808)
"The poor maid, whose custom it was to go about half naked, was cruelly driven by these implacable billingsgates. She was pursued from city to city, ..."

3. The Life and Theatrical Times of Charles Kean, F.S.A.: Including a Summary by John William Cole (1859)
"He undervalues Miss O'Neill, billingsgates Conway, absolutely libels Young, and deifies the two or three fortunate exceptions who find favour in his eyes. ..."

4. The Anti-Jacobin, Or, Weekly Examiner by William Gifford (1803)
"In the course of his refined and polite Effusion, we are qualified as " Infernals"—" billingsgates"—* tl Cowardly Assassins"—" ..."

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