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Definition of Fogeydom
1. fogydom [n -S] - See also: fogydom
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Literary usage of Fogeydom
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Musical World (1858)
"But fogeydom was triumphant. The hardworking man of letters, suffering from a temporary pressure, wss still forbidden to knock at the doors of the Fund, ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1862)
"... in a fair way of be- spring while yet the dew is glitter- coming a candidate for the honours ing on the grass, to be assured that of fogeydom. ..."
3. The Educational Writings of John Locke by John Locke (1912)
"History is the true prophylactic against the fogeydom which besets the schoolmaster, the committee-man and the official. The influence exerted by the lives ..."
4. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1896)
"... the Latin Quarter, conscious that his life's work must be accomplished in twelve months, since twenty years and fogeydom are hastening to overtake him. ..."
5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1871)
"I wonder is this mood, this drifting into the temper of a praiser of times and things past, a proof of approaching fogeydom in the writer. ..."