Definition of Gorsoons

1. gorsoon [n] - See also: gorsoon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gorsoons

goroutine
goroutines
gorp
gorped
gorping
gorps
gorry
gorse
gorsedd
gorseddau
gorsedds
gorses
gorsier
gorsiest
gorsoon
gorsoons (current term)
gorsy
gortdrumite
gory
gos
gosan-chiku
goserelin
gosh
gosha
goshawful
goshawfully
goshawk
goshawks
goshdarn
goshdarnit

Literary usage of Gorsoons

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1. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Douglas Hyde, Charles Welsh, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"God be with the days, when I and half a dozen gorsoons used to go out, of a warm Sunday in summer—the bed of the river nothing but a line of white ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1902)
"... could hardly be expected to make allowances for juvenile wantonness; and so between the gorsoons and himself there raged a bitter feud. ..."

3. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1865)
"He was so disgusted at last that he left his curse upon them, and it has remained on all the little gorsoons of Ireland from that day ..."

4. When we were boys: A Novel by William O'Brien (1890)
"... your reverence, and casting bullets in the ould forge beyant—God give 'em sinse, the poor foolish gorsoons ! ..."

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