noun (in Britain) a fabric bag for a barrister’s robes a small bag containing blueing for laundering Historical Examples The Chronicles of Crime or The New Newgate Calendar. v. 2/2 Camden Pelham The Letters of Charles Dickens Charles Dickens The Queer, the Quaint and the Quizzical Frank H. Stauffer Verner’s Pride Mrs. Henry Wood Anthony […]
corn lily (def 2).
noun Contemporary Examples I’m Not The Sort of Man Who Goes To Prostitutes Louis Bernières October 17, 2008 USA Today’s Ballsy Move Draws Attention to Newspaper’s Relaunch Lauren Ashburn September 16, 2012 A turgid and painful condition of the testicles due to sexual excitement and frustration: Sex will relieve testicular congestion, or blue balls (1900s+) […]
a fairy-tale character whose seventh wife found the bodies of her predecessors in a room she had been forbidden to enter. any man alleged to have murdered a number of his wives or other women. Contemporary Examples Food Fetishes Nick Antosca July 23, 2009 Historical Examples My Book of Favorite Fairy Tales Edric Vredenburg The […]