Definition of Cacafogo
1. a spitfire [n -S] - See also: spitfire
Lexicographical Neighbors of Cacafogo
cacafogo (current term)
Literary usage of Cacafogo
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Representative English Comedies: With Introductory Essays and Notes, an by Charles Mills Gayley, Alwin Thaler (1914)
"It is perhaps to this part of cacafogo that the kindness of commentators, ... There are some letters alike in Falstaff and in cacafogo; they are both ..."
2. The British Theatre: Or, A Collection of Plays, which are Acted at the edited by Inchbald (1824)
"Had'st thou not ask'd my pardon. 1 had me. [Kicks cacafogo. ... [Exit cacafogo. all Spain A spirit of more fury than this fire-drake ..."
3. The British Theatre by Inchbald (1808)
"Enter cacafogo. Caca. My father's dead : I am a man of war too, Monies, demesnes; ... [Exit cacafogo. Leon. 1 see he's hasty, and I'd give him leave To ..."
4. Miscellanies by William Makepeace Thackeray (1877)
"The Great cacafogo," Mrs. ... poor cacafogo is quavering away in the musie-room, under the impression that he will be lancé in the world by singing ..."