Definition of Picarooning

1. Verb. (present participle of picaroon) ¹



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Definition of Picarooning

1. picaroon [v] - See also: picaroon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Picarooning

picaras
picardy third
picaresque
picaresquely
picaresqueness
picaresques
picariae
picarian
picarians
picaridin
picaridine
picaridines
picaro
picaroon
picarooned
picarooning (current term)
picaroons
picaros
picas
picayune
picayunes
picayunish
piccadill
piccadills
piccadilly
piccage
piccages
piccalilli
piccalillis
piccanin

Literary usage of Picarooning

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1. Southern Literary Messenger by Carnegie-Mellon University, School of Computer Science (1839)
"In order, we presume, to render its pages more attractive, Mr. Willis embarked early in the summer fur England, on a voyage of literary picarooning; ..."

2. Porcupine's Works: Containing Various Writings and Selections, Exhibiting a by William Cobbett (1801)
"... to the picarooning Captain that he could not have her tried and fold at Cuba, he was told that fhe was already ibid ; and foon afterwards a ..."

3. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1837)
"... two mast-heads at once, seeing as he al'ays carries a pair of horns as big as a bull's. No, no, Bob; you wants to make a gentleman of the picarooning ..."

4. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1870)
"It was in this picarooning way indeed that armies during war were chiefly maintained in the seventeenth century. But worse than these marauding exploits was ..."

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