Maxwell, 1892–1954, U.S. poet and novelist.
German name of Lake Constance. Historical Examples A Woman’s Will Anne Warner Zeppelin Harry Vissering Lola Montez Edmund B. d’Auvergne Legends of the Rhine Wilhelm Ruland A Woman’s Will Anne Warner The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood The French Revolution Thomas Carlyle Lola Montez Edmund B. d’Auvergne The Whirlpool George Gissing A Voyage […]
verb (informal) to make a mess of; botch (Austral, informal) to make or adjust in a false or clumsy way: I bodged the figures Contemporary Examples Hashbag Wants to Help You Navigate the Instagram Flea Market Brian Ries October 17, 2013 Historical Examples The Skipper and the Skipped Holman Day The Skipper and the Skipped […]
a juvenile delinquent; youthful troublemaker. noun an unruly or uncouth young man, esp in the 1950s; teddy boy adjective inferior; worthless
adjective (Austral, informal) worthless or second-rate a labourer who traditionally lived and worked in the forest, making chairs from felling trees Historical Examples The Cathedral Sir Hugh Walpole Carriages & Coaches Ralph Straus The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century Richard Henry Tawney Elizabethan England William Harrison The Depot for Prisoners of War at Norman […]