Definition of Hondling
1. hondle [v] - See also: hondle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hondling
hondling (current term)
hone in on
Literary usage of Hondling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... By the herses as he stood, With hasty hondling of his hood, Unto a prince that by him past. ..."
2. The Latin Poems Commonly Attributed to Walter Mapes by Walter Map (1841)
"Whan they drynke atte ale, They telle many a lewd tale ; For whan drink is an hondling, They ben full of jangling. Atte mete and after eke, ..."
3. The British poets, including translations by British poets (1822)
"... And pale, as man long unslept, By the herses as he stood, With hasty hondling of his hood, Unto a prince that by him past, ..."