Definition of Stubborns

1. stubborn [v] - See also: stubborn



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stubborns

stubble
stubble rash
stubbled
stubbleless
stubbles
stubblier
stubbliest
stubbly
stubborn
stubborn as a mule
stubborner
stubbornest
stubbornly
stubbornness
stubbornnesses
stubborns (current term)
stubby
stubless
stublike
stubs
stubtail
stucco
stuccoed
stuccoer
stuccoers
stuccoes
stuccoing
stuccolike
stuccos
stuccowork

Literary usage of Stubborns

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1. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal by Charles Dickens (1879)
"... vanity over their distinction as the Old stubborns, gained in the Peninsula. The classical epithet of the Lacedemonians was an alias of the Forty-sixth, ..."

2. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1873)
"We see, also, that it is generally the rude and unformed man who so stubborns himself in his abstract right, while the richer, fuller nature has an eye for ..."

3. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"OLD, adj., sense 5. 2. (old).—A complimentary mode of address to an old man, signifying he is a capital fellow [HALLIWELL]. OLD stubborns, suis. phr. ..."

4. The Masque of Judgment: A Masque-drama in Five Acts and a Prelude by William Vaughn Moody (1900)
"... heart that stubborns all astray Shall hear Him calling closer than the blood That both its ruby gates with tumult fills ; And to the wild procession of ..."

5. Lectures on the Philosophy of Law: Together with Whewell and Hegel, and by James Hutchison Stirling (1873)
"We see, also, that it is generally the rude and unformed man who so stubborns himself in his abstract right, while the richer, fuller nature has an eye for ..."

6. Battles of the Nineteenth Century by Archibald Forbes, George Alfred Henty, Arthur Griffiths (1897)
"... losing nearly four hundred officers and men, among them Colonel Forbes, of the " Old stubborns," killed, and General Brisbane, who was wounded. ..."

7. The Journal of Jurisprudence by Law Library Microform Consortium (1872)
"... also, that it is generally the rude and unformed man M'ho so stubborns himself in his abstract right, while the richer, fuller nature has an eye for ..."

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