Definitions

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  • n. a place or enclosure where frogs are kept, and often bred.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A place where frogs are reared or kept for bait or for the market; a place abounding in frogs.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Perhaps you don't know what a froggery is; but you do know what a frog is, and so you can guess that a froggery is a place where frogs live.

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  • Their Second World war was, after all, about ten minutes of spineless froggery

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  • Diary of a Mad Natural Historian ยป Greenery and froggery

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  • We were so afraid that our frogs wouldn't like the froggery better than any other place in the brook that we gave them all the pleasures we could think of.

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  • We thought the frogs in our froggery the very best singers in all the country round.

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  • It was one of these deep, quiet pools that we chose for our froggery.

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  • But one of the things we cared for most was our froggery, and we used to play there for hours together in the long summer days.

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  • We found them there, bound up their broken legs and bruised backs, and nursed them quite well again in one corner of the froggery that we called the hospital.

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  • a gay city life for them, while the froggery was in a quiet brook in our quiet old garden.

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  • And so you did!

    May 21, 2008

  • Last night I dreamt I had a citation for this.

    May 21, 2008

  • A place for rearing frogs, a ranarium.

    Also, frog-like antics.

    May 16, 2008