Chiefly British. to entertain by dancing, singing, or reciting on the street or in a public place.
Canadian. to make a showy or noisy appeal.
Witch Stories E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn) Linton
From John O’Groats to Land’s End Robert Naylor and John Naylor
Two Penniless Princesses Charlotte M. Yonge
The Mortal Gods and Other Plays Olive Tilford Dargan
a strip of whalebone, wood, steel, etc, inserted into the front of a corset to stiffen it
(archaic or dialect) the corset itself
(intransitive) (Brit) to make money by singing, dancing, acting, etc, in public places, as in front of theatre queues
verb (transitive) (Scot)
to make ready; prepare
to dress or adorn
a vacation or day off from work spent in an activity closely resembling one’s work, as a bus driver taking a long drive. noun (informal) a holiday spent doing the same sort of thing as one does at work Free time spent in much the same pursuit as one’s work. For example, Weather permitting, the […]
Ferruccio (Benvenuto) [fer-root-chaw ben-ve-noo-taw] /fɛrˈrut tʃɔ ˌbɛn vɛˈnu tɔ/ (Show IPA), 1866–1924, Italian composer and pianist. Historical Examples Musical Criticisms Arthur Johnstone Musical Criticisms Arthur Johnstone Piano Mastery Harriette Brower Musical Memories Camille Saint-Sans Musical Criticisms Arthur Johnstone The Negro in Literature and Art in the United States Benjamin Brawley The London Mercury, Vol. I, […]
Basra. Historical Examples War in the Garden of Eden Kermit Roosevelt War in the Garden of Eden Kermit Roosevelt noun variant spellings of Basra