Definition of Plimsolls

1. Noun. (plural of plimsoll) ¹



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Definition of Plimsolls

1. plimsoll [n] - See also: plimsoll

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plimsolls

plightful
plighting
plightly
plights
plim
plimed
pliming
plimmed
plimming
plims
plimsol
plimsole
plimsoles
plimsoll
plimsolled
plimsolls (current term)
plimsols
pling
plings
plink
plinked
plinker
plinkers
plinking
plinks
plinky
plinth
plinthed
plinths
pliocene

Literary usage of Plimsolls

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1. How to Make the Railways Pay for the War; Or, The Transport Problem Solved by Roy Horniman (1916)
"The ouse of Commons would decidedly be the better for one or two Samuel plimsolls. More plimsolls and fewer Jekylls are wanted everywhere. ..."

2. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1907)
"plimsolls feelings got the better of him, and in a violent speech he threatened to " unmask the villains who have sent brave men to their death ". ..."

3. New Zealand Official Yearbook by New Zealand Dept. of Statistics (1907)
"... twine, or felt soles ; shoes or goloshes known as plimsolls with moulded indiarubber soles ; champion, gymnasium, yachting, and lawn tennis boots, ..."

4. The History of Twenty-five Years by Sir Spencer Walpole (1903)
"XVL Mr. I'lim soil and worthy Mr. plimsolls attention had been directed—on the occasion of a memorable voyage—to the lamentable loss of life on our coasts ..."

5. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1875)
"All the efforts of all the plimsolls of the dark ages could not prevent the good ship Tiger from being tempest-tost on its return voyage from Aleppo, ..."

6. Known to the Police by Thomas Holmes (1908)
"Here was an old pair of " plimsolls," whose rubber soles had long ago departed; there a pair of shoes that had done duty at the seaside, whose tops had ..."

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