Definition of Hoolocks

1. Noun. (plural of hoolock) ¹



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Definition of Hoolocks

1. hoolock [n] - See also: hoolock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoolocks

hooky-playing
hooky player
hooley
hooleys
hoolican
hoolicans
hoolie
hoolier
hoolies
hooliest
hooligan
hooliganism
hooliganisms
hooligans
hoolock
hoolocks (current term)
hooly
hoom
hoon
hoond
hoonds
hooned
hooning
hoonoomaun
hoonoomauns
hoons
hoop
hoop ash
hoop pine
hoop skirt

Literary usage of Hoolocks

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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1845)
"Upon his return, after this threatened attack of the hoolocks, Mr. Owen asked his Assamese interpreter (who had been brought up in the hills) whether it was ..."

2. Camps and Trails in China: A Narrative of Exploration, Adventure, and Sport by Roy Chapman Andrews, Yvette Borup Andrews (1918)
"Like the gibbons of the Nam- ting River, the hoolocks traveled through the tree tops at almost unbelievable speed, and one of the most amazing things which ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The other species have the digits mostly free; they are natives of Cambodia, the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra and Java, and are known as lars, hoolocks, ..."

4. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1869)
"It was curious to notice how the hoolocks in the forest were frightened : many of the shocks continued after it had become dark ; these animals kept calling ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of London by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1869)
"It was curious to notice how the hoolocks in the forest were frightened: many of the shocks continued after it had become dark ; these animals kept calling ..."

6. Fruits and Farinacea the Proper Food of Man: Being an Attempt to Prove, from by John Smith, Russell Thacher Trall (1856)
"... on flesh renders them gross, and shortens their lives; from which practice they have therefore desisted." 88. Of the hoolocks, another species of ..."

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