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Literary usage of Stibbler
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"Dominie Sampson is called "a et!ci!t stibbler," because he gave up the work of a Probationer, after having received license. ..."
2. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"239- stibbler, в.] Insert, as sens« 1 . A horse turned out, after the harvest is gathered in, to feed on the grass and herbs growing among the stubble, ..."
3. Redgauntlet by Walter Scott, Sr. (2001)
"... term applied in ridicule to a divinity student, 148 ; stickit stibbler, a divinity student who has not been able to complete his studies in theology, ..."
4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1824)
"A gentleman, in my case, would have settled the matter with the Kirk-treasurer for a small sum of money; but the poor stibbler, the pennyless dominie, ..."
5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1879)
"The school master, a ' sticket stibbler,' as most Scottish parish schoolmasters were in those days, had the reputation of being more of a wag than a scholar ..."