Definition of Fourses

1. an afternoon snack at 4 pm [n]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fourses

fourpenny
fourpenny nail
fourplay
fourplex
fourplexes
fourposter
fourposters
fourragere
fourrageres
fourragère
fourragères
fourrier
fourriers
fours
fourscore
fourses (current term)
foursies
foursome reel
foursomes
foursquare
fourteen
fourteen hundred
fourteener
fourteeners
fourteenfold
fourteenish
fourteenness
fourteenpence
fourteenpenny

Literary usage of Fourses

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

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1842)
"asked the seller, " we count them in fourses, ... That's fifteen fourses to the half- hunner." " I'll take them as you are accustomed to give them. ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1896)
"One who wears spectacles is also said to be four-eyed. fourses. The afternoon refreshment of labourers in harvest, at four o'clock. ..."

3. The Expository Times by James Hastings, Ann Wilson Hastings, Edward Hastings (1889)
"... but not therefore necessarily antiquated, writer, in his Dis- fourses on t/ic Four Gospels, a «ork replete with the solid learning of those days, ..."

4. The Architects' and Builders' Handbook: Data for Architects, Structural by Frank Eugene Kidder (1921)
"... are deposited in the order of their size, the largest first. The t*f~f! fourses of streams and rivers in mountainous regions constantly roll pbi •. ..."

5. The Revised Statutes of Nova Scotia by Nova Scotia, Otto S. Weeks (1884)
"Carriages on runners driven on the highway shall carriages on run- have affixed to the harness two good open bells or fourSeS. good round bells, ..."

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