Definition of Doggrels
1. doggrel [n] - See also: doggrel
Lexicographical Neighbors of Doggrels
Literary usage of Doggrels
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Gypsy Sorcery and Fortune Telling: Illustrated by Numerous Incantations by Charles Godfrey Leland (1891)
"Many circumstances make this view plausible, and clothe the doggrels with a new and fascinating interest." Mr. BOLTON remarks, however, that " in only one ..."
2. Through Town and Jungle: Fourteen Thousand Miles A-wheel Among the Temples by William Hunter Workman, Fanny Bullock Workman (1904)
"The bearers keep step to monotonous doggrels, which they chant in unison, ... As each bearer has at his command a good stock of doggrels, the variety to ..."
3. The Contemporary Review (1874)
"... Children—thus happily superseding the horrid barefaced depravities and vulgar doggrels of the very great majority of our early Nursery Songs and Rhymes. ..."
4. Clotel; or, The president's daughter by William Wells Brown (1853)
"Sam had a great wish to follow in the footsteps of his master, and be a poet; and was, therefore, often heard singing doggrels of his own composition. ..."