Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A petty author.

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Examples

  • But no! Neither author nor authorling liked to have his name seen in company with Thomas Paine.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 21, July, 1859

  • You said you stole it from me, but my dear, ambitious authorling, my little round-jacket scribbler,

    St. Elmo

  • You said you stole it from me, but my dear, ambitious authorling, my little round-jacket scribbler, I wish you to understand distinctly that I do not consider that I have been robbed.

    St. Elmo. A Novel.

  • "Mr. Manning, I do not think you will ever know half how much I thank you for all your kindness to an unknown authorling.

    St. Elmo. A Novel.

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