Definition of Skellums

1. skellum [n] - See also: skellum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skellums

skelfs
skell
skelled
skellie
skellied
skellier
skellies
skelliest
skelling
skellington
skellingtons
skelloch
skellochs
skells
skellum
skellums (current term)
skelly
skelm
skelms
skelp
skelped
skelping
skelpings
skelpit
skelps
skelter
skeltered
skeltering
skelters
skelum

Literary usage of Skellums

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1. Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa: With by Roualeyn Gordon-Cumming (1851)
"... y'lla dar vor, you skellums! ... Move yourselves forward there, you skellums ! Tramp all in the same track, you humbugs! ..."

2. Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa: With by Roualeyn Gordon-Cumming (1850)
"... forward, there, you skellums ! Tramp all in the same track, you humbugs I Table Mountain, you old ring! Draw, you lazy troop of mares I Snow Mountain, ..."

3. Selections from the poets; or, passages illustrating peculiarities of their by William Theobald (1884)
"See him, the poor man's friend in need, The gentleman in word and deed, And shall his fame and honour bleed By worthless skellums,1 And not a muse erect her ..."

4. Five Years of a Hunter's Life in the Far Interior of South Africa. With by Roualeyn Gordon-Cumming (1855)
"Move yourselves forward, there, you skellums! Tramp all in the same track, you humbugs ! Table Mountain, you old ring! Draw, you lazy troop of mares ! ..."

5. The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His by Robert Burns, James Currie (1831)
"... the poor man's friend in need, The gentleman in word an' deed, •An' shall his fame an' honour bleed By worthless skellums, An' not a muse erect her head ..."

6. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"Who made these skellums to be of the star-chamber? May they run before they are sent? Are all apostles ? But, to wave this foolish pretence, I will, ..."

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