Definition of Briskish

1. somewhat brisk [adj]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Briskish

brise soleils
brises
brisk
brisk up
brisked
brisken
briskened
briskens
brisker
briskest
brisket
brisket disease
briskets
brisking
briskish (current term)
briskly
briskness
brisknesses
brisks
brisky
brisling
brislings
brisses
bristle
bristle-pointed
bristle-shaped
bristle at
bristle brush
bristle cell

Literary usage of Briskish

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

1. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1898)
"Hirsch, with money in hand, appears not to have wanted for a briskish trade of his own in the Dresden marts. But this of cutting-off his supplies brings him ..."

2. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"Hirsch, with money on hand, appears " not to have wanted for a briskish trade of his own in the "Dresden marts. But this of cutting off his supplies brings ..."

3. Cavendish by Christa Jungnickel, Russell McCormmach (1996)
"... the shock was: very slight in fingers. only in hands, there seemed to be something wrong, brisk in elbows, briskish in elbows. ..."

4. Little Novels of Italy by Maurice Henry Hewlett (1899)
"Come along, my handsome girl, you must move briskish this day! " She heard the hoarse muttering of the men, and, a worse poison for good ears, ..."

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