Definition of Bulgine
1. bullgine [n -S] - See also: bullgine
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Literary usage of Bulgine
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1870)
"bulgine with him means " Engine ; " but I somehow fancy that he imagines it to be French. I remark that everyone (with the exception of such ..."
2. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1904)
"He said to me after breakfast only this mornin' 'ow he thanked his Maker, on all fours, that he wouldn't see nor smell nor thumb a runnin' bulgine till the ..."
3. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"The negro minstrel word bulgine, for a locomotive, appears to be a compound, the first part of which is derived rather from bulge than "bull," as implying ..."