Definition of Tommying
1. tommy [v] - See also: tommy
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tommying
Literary usage of Tommying
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. All Around the Wrekin by Walter White (1860)
"Then, if you question the wives, you will find the majority in favour of tommying: where the husband is drunken it is their surety against starvation. ..."
2. Old English Customs Extant at the Present Time: An Account of Local Observances by Peter Hampson Ditchfield (1896)
"At Stoulton, Worcester, and at Pole- brooke, Oundle, the custom of going " good- ing" or "tommying" is kept up, and also at Newington-by-Sittingbourne, ..."
3. Parliamentary Papers by Parliament, Great Britain, House of Commons (1843)
"He worked at Chillington for some time, and he liked that field much better, because there was no tommying there, for Mr. Foster won't allow it where he is ..."
4. No Rose Without a Thorn and Other Tales by Francis Cowley Burnand, Richard Jefferies, Henry Savile Clarke, Robert Edward Francillon (1886)
"here we are a-going into Society, and you are a tommying me just as if we were on the shop-board. ..."
5. The Tale of Solomon Owlby Arthur Scott Bailey by Arthur Scott Bailey (1917)
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