Definition of Mopokes

1. Noun. (plural of mopoke) ¹



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Definition of Mopokes

1. mopoke [n] - See also: mopoke

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mopokes

mophead
mopheads
mopidamol
mopied
mopier
mopies
mopiest
mopily
mopiness
mopinesses
moping
mopingly
mopish
mopishly
mopoke
mopokes (current term)
mopologist
mopped
mopped up
mopper
moppers
moppet
moppetry
moppets
moppier
moppiest
mopping
mopping up
moppy
mops

Literary usage of Mopokes

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1. Across Australia by Baldwin Spencer, Francis James Gillen (1912)
"... we could hear the mopokes calling to one another in the gum trees and see the dingoes sneaking round our camp, evidently anxious to come in to water but ..."

2. The English People Overseas by A. Wyatt Tilby (1912)
"The sun suddenly sinks, and the mopokes burst out with horrible peals of semi-human laughter. . . . Some see no beauty in our trees without shade, ..."

3. Poems of Wild Life by Charles George Douglas Roberts (1888)
"Within the forest dark and dim The startled cockatoos like ghosts Flit to and fro, the mopokes scream, And parrots rise in chattering hosts; ..."

4. The New Nation: A Sketch of the Social, Political, and Economic Conditions by Percy Fritz Rowland (1903)
"The sun suddenly sinks, and the mopokes burst out into terrible yells of semi-human laughter. . . . All is fear-inspiring and gloomy. ..."

5. Ornithological & Other Oddities by Frank Finn (1907)
"... and "mopokes." The best-known species of these are much larger and stouter birds than night-jars, with shorter wings, and very strong, though short, ..."

6. Guinea Gold by Beatrice Grimshaw (1912)
"The mopokes wailed like homeless ghosts away in the blackness of the bush. There was no moon; the rain poured in the dark. Scott slipped out of his bunk, ..."

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