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Definition of Jerkingly
Lexicographical Neighbors of Jerkingly
jerkingly (current term)
Literary usage of Jerkingly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Adventures of a Green Dragon by Thomas Mott Osborne (1908)
"... as a friend recently remarked to us, about as reliable as a pink candy string; and as you are hauled slowly and jerkingly up, another car of sufferers ..."
2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1873)
"But the heart in the cases referred to was assuredly not contracting gradually at the time when the second tracings were taken, but sharply and jerkingly. ..."
3. The Contemporary Review (1867)
"... as Mr. Arnold designates them, "ballad-slang; " not given to trip it too lightly and jerkingly, like " Harold the Dauntless ; " and yet keeping clear, ..."
4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1869)
"In the veins the outside zone of the current, the original plasma-layer, contains countless white blood-cells. Slowly, and sometimes jerkingly, several of ..."