Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The practice of going about as an itinerant singer, player, juggler, ballad-seller, or the like, in pursuit of a livelihood.
- v. present participle of busk.
“Calder will spend six weeks "busking" -- playing his”
“The sun, with beaming rays, had scarcely shone Ere everywhere the joyous news had flown; At every fireside they were known, By every hearth, in converse keen, The busking was the theme.”
“Change in Boise, "to educate and promote the idea of busking in the streets of Boise.”
“She began her career by "busking," playing for tips that would eventually fund her first recording, Elemental.”
“As for Lauren's concerns, there are always simple workarounds for "busking" in public places on any platform.”
“They therefore decided that the band should go out "busking" each evening during Christmas week.”
“I saw them while watching an amazing street performer doing busking which is playing a Didgeriedoo, banging a drum, playing the chimes and had bells attached to his leg.”
“A short film by UCOL student Elise Hubbard: Ben has the full support of his friends and family to pursue 'busking'.”
“Bono and the gang were busy "busking" (street performers playing for tips) on Grafton St. with all the proceeds going to Simon Community and the homeless.”
“I suppose it's like my online fiction is currently busking for change on the street corner, whereas she's playing a club gig with a cover charge on the door.”
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Inspired in part by the Metropolitan Police Act of 1839. Can include activities that are outlawed now, were outlawed once, are outlawed in some places and not others. Weird surprises welcome.
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