Definition of Shagroon

1. a non-British early New Zealand settler [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Shagroon

shaggy heart
shaggy kinase
shaggy pericardium
shaggymane
shaggymane mushroom
shaggymanes
shagnasties
shagnasty
shagpile
shagreen patch
shagreen patches
shagreen skin
shagreened
shagreens
shagroon (current term)
shagroons
shags
shahada
shahadah
shahdom
shahdoms
shaheed
shaheeds
shaheen
shaheens
shahid
shahids
shahin

Literary usage of Shagroon

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

1. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases and Usages with by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"shagroon,«. When the province of Canterbury, in New Zealand, was first settled, ... 234 : "In the ' Dream of a shagroon,1 which bore the date Ko ..."

2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"shagroon,«. When the province of Canterbury, in New Zealand, was first settled, ... 234 : " In the ' Dream of a shagroon,' which bore the date Ko ..."

3. Colonial Experiences ; Or, Incidents and Reminiscences of Thirty-four Years by W. T. Pratt (1877)
"... closely allied to contempt, with which their Australian visitors were disposed to regard them. In the " Dream of a shagroon," which bore the date Ko ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Body oblong,compressed, covered with shagroon ; skull not ossified ; caudal fin heterocercal. Large spines, similar to those of Chon- ..."

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