Definition of Galloots
1. galloot [n] - See also: galloot
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galloots
Literary usage of Galloots
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Metropolitan (1834)
"The tally is right," replied he, " and four greater galloots were never picked up ; but never mind that. It was my nonsense that nearly drowned them ; and, ..."
2. Afoot and Alone: A Walk from Sea to Sea by the Southern Route. Adventures by Stephen Powers (1872)
"And they're stufi'y accordin', for you ask one of them galloots to git down on a heavy pull, and he'll act tho pork, and grumble, ..."
3. American English by Gilbert Milligan Tucker (1921)
""Four greater galloots were never picked up."—Marryat, Jacob Faithful, 34 (1835). GALUMPH—"Go bumping along," says Farmer, adding that "the furious driving ..."
4. Dick's Recitations and Readings by William Brisbane Dick (1881)
"It wasn't so when I was young, We used plain language then; We didn't speak of " them galloots," When meaning boys and men. When speaking of the nice ..."
5. Secrets of the Sanctum: An Inside View of an Editor's Life by Alonzo F. Hill (1875)
"It was n't so when I was young — We used plain language then ; We didn't speak of "them galloots," When meanin' boys or men. ..."