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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Boy, youth.

Usage examples (28)
  • 'I mourn the earth-worms, the cacti, and the tireless "gossoon,"' added
  • Three times a week a "gossoon" ran with the post to Oughterard, thirty-six miles away, where the nearest coach passed.
  • Danny, lad, you're but a little thrifle of a gossoon; couldn't you squeedge yourself through one o 'them holes?'
  • "If y 'playse, sor," said he, "some gossoon or t'other, sor, has bin an 'gone an' got into me hammick, sor, bad cess to him!" for more
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