Definition of Rumbelow

1. a word from sea-songs [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Rumbelow

rum cake
rum cherry
rum cocktail
rum go
rum nose
rum sling
rumaki
rumakis
rumal
rumals
rumba
rumbaed
rumbaing
rumbalike
rumbas
rumbelow (current term)
rumbelows
rumble
rumble seat
rumble seats
rumbled
rumbler
rumblers
rumbles
rumbleth
rumblier
rumbliest
rumbling
rumblingly
rumblings

Literary usage of Rumbelow

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Accounts of the Wardens of the Parish of Morebath, Devon. 1520-1573 by John Erskine Binney, Frederic William Weaver (1904)
"... Olyver rumbelow ye sonne ... of Edward rumbelow & John Norman the sonne of Christofer Norman of Wode & to them ys ..."

2. DEVON AND CORNWALL NOTES & QUERIES. (1904)
"... Olyver rumbelow ye sonne of Edward rumbelow & John Norman the sonne of Christofer Norman of Wode & to them ys ..."

3. East Anglian, Or, Notes and Queries on Subjects Connected with the Counties by Samuel Tymms, Charles Harold Evelyn White, Suffolk Institute of Archaeology (1892)
"rumbelow, AS A FAMILY NAME (pp. 160, 176).—Permit me to add that Halliwell gives rumbelow as " a very favourite burden to an ancient sea-song. ..."

4. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901)
"As seen below, rumbelow is found as a Cornish surname. ' Well, old rumbelow, how are you ? ' would be the kind of way in which the sobriquet arose. ..."

5. The Music of the Waters: A Collection of the Sailors' Chanties, Or Working by Laura Alexandrine Smith (1888)
"Row the boat, Norman, Heave and ho, rumbelow.' This roundel is to imitate the merry ringing of the bells on Lord Mayor's Day. "In i453, Sir John Norman, ..."

6. The Music of the Waters: A Collection of the Sailors' Chanties, Or Working by Laura Alexandrine Smith (1888)
"Row the boat, Norman, Heave and ho, rumbelow.' This roundel is to imitate the merry ringing of the bells on Lord Mayor's Day. " In 1453, Sir John Norman, ..."

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