Definition of Hourlies
1. Noun. (plural of hourly) ¹
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Definition of Hourlies
1. hourly [n] - See also: hourly
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hourlies
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Literary usage of Hourlies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1843)
"The hourlies and half-hourlies, the dailies and weeklies, whirl on well worn tracks, round and round his house, as if it were the goal in the stadium, ..."
2. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"The hourlies and half-hourlies, the dailies and weeklies, whirl on well-worn tracks, round and round his house, as if it were the goal in the stadium, ..."
3. Corporate Crime in America: Strengthening the "Good Citizen" Corporation edited by Richard P. Conaboy (1998)
"... 88% Executives » 81%hourlies » 15% Agents/customers * 12% Others Detecting Non-Compliance (major responses) * 79% of companies responding have employees ..."
4. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn (1803)
"The hourlies and half-hour- lies, the dailies and weeklies, whirl on well-worn tracks, round and round his house, as if it were the goal in the stadium, ..."
5. All about Coffee by William Harrison Ukers (1922)
"... noted throughout New England as the starting place for the Roxbury "hourlies,'' the stage coaches that ran every hour from Boston to nearby Roxbury. ..."
6. Romantic Days in Old Boston: The Story of the City and of Its People During by Mary Caroline Crawford (1910)
"Men did not use the " hourlies " much, their principal patrons being women or old and infirm persons. The fare was twelve and a half cents each way for a ..."
7. The Cambridge of Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-six: A Picture of the City and by Arthur Gilman (1896)
"... citizens a number of well-known journalists who rode into Boston each morning in the hourlies to aid in making the daily papers of our neighboring city, ..."
8. Exercises in Celebrating the Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the by Cambridge (Mass.) (1881)
"Nor may I refer to my own memories of Cambridge; or to my first sight of its towers one morning in June, so near the dawn that even the hourlies were not ..."