Definition of Gorsoons
1. gorsoon [n] - See also: gorsoon
Lexicographical Neighbors of Gorsoons
gorsoons (current term)
Literary usage of Gorsoons
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Douglas Hyde, Charles Welsh, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"God be with the days, when I and half a dozen gorsoons used to go out, of a warm Sunday in summer—the bed of the river nothing but a line of white ..."
2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1902)
"... could hardly be expected to make allowances for juvenile wantonness; and so between the gorsoons and himself there raged a bitter feud. ..."
3. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1865)
"He was so disgusted at last that he left his curse upon them, and it has remained on all the little gorsoons of Ireland from that day ..."
4. When we were boys: A Novel by William O'Brien (1890)
"... your reverence, and casting bullets in the ould forge beyant—God give 'em sinse, the poor foolish gorsoons ! ..."