Definition of Little John

1. Noun. Legendary follower of Robin Hood; noted for his size and strength.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Little John

Litocranius walleri
Little's area
Little's disease
Little Bear
Little Bighorn
Little Bighorn River
Little Boy
Little Christmas
Little Dipper
Little Dog
Little Englander
Little Horn
Little Joe
Little John (current term)
Little League
Little Lord Fauntleroy
Little Missouri
Little Missouri River
Little Mo Connolly
Little Office
Little Phoebe
Little Red Ricing Hood
Little Red Riding Hood
Little Rhody
Little Rock
Little Russia
Little Russian
Little Sioux River

Literary usage of Little John

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

1. Who's who in America by Marquis Who's Who, Inc (1901)
"Address: Hilo, HI LITTLE, John S., congressman, lawyer; b. Jenny Llnd, Sebastian Co., Ark., March 15, 1853; s. Jesse L. ; ed. common schools and Cane Hill ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1841)
"Little John FINALITY. THERE lives a lord, whom men may call A morsel of mortality ; In mind as well as members small, Though Whigs extol the stature tall Of ..."

3. English and Scottish Ballads by Francis James Child (1866)
"Little John AND THE FOUR BEGGERS. " FROM an old black-letter copy ... A new merry song of Robin Hood and Little John, shewing how Little John went a begging ..."

4. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs edited by Thomas Percy (1905)
"... But wretches nere worse to do poor men wrong ; But that I little John Nobody dare not " For bribery was never aO great ninco born wan onr Lord, ..."

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