Definition of Larkers

1. Noun. (plural of larker) ¹



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Definition of Larkers

1. larker [n] - See also: larker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Larkers

lariciresinol reductase
lariciresinols
larid
larikin
larimar
larine
laris
larisaite
larixinic
lark
lark's-heel
lark's-heels
lark about
larked
larker
larkers (current term)
larkier
larkiest
larkily
larkiness
larkinesses
larking
larkings
larkish
larklike
larks
larksome
larkspur
larkspurs
larky

Literary usage of Larkers

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1869)
"They must shed off their "larkers," the young men who poke fun at the drill-serjeants; who kiss their hands, and convey other amatory signals, ..."

2. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Certain night-larkers, whose game was to break windows with halfpence, assumed this name in the early part of the eighteenth century. ..."

3. Literary Values and Other Papers by John Burroughs (1904)
""The larkers, in dragging their nets by night, frequently catch them in the wheat stubbles." He learned, as every observer sooner or later learns, ..."

4. The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White (1906)
"And besides, the larkers, in dragging their nets by night, frequently catch them in the wheat-stubbles; while the bat-fowlers, who take many redwings in the ..."

5. Americanisms: The English of the New World by Maximilian Schele De Vere (1872)
"... the most accomplished strikers, or larkers, as they are called, in the employ of the hells." (The fry Merchant, p. 317.) Cappers they are called, ..."

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