Definition of Gorsoon
1. gossoon [n -S] - See also: gossoon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gorsoon
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Literary usage of Gorsoon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1846)
"Well, as I was saying, down went the gorsoon head foremost. Down—down—deeper and deeper— down and still no bottom ; till something tingling in his ears, ..."
2. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers (1847)
"... hard enough not to fall asunder as it flies, cast by some ragged gorsoon from behind a hedge, who squats himself in a ridge of corn to avoid detection. ..."
3. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Carruthers (1849)
"... hard enough not to fall asunder an it flies, cast by some ragged gorsoon from behind a hedge, who squats himself in a ridge of corn to avoid detection. ..."
4. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History, Critical and Biographical, of by Robert Chambers (1844)
"of voices from within reaches your ear, and the appearance of a little gorsoon with a red close- cropped head and Milesian face, having in his hand a short ..."