Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A conclusive argument; the winding up of a debate; a settler.
- n. A knock-down or decisive blow.
- n. Something very big; a whopper.
- n. A patent fish-hook having two hooked points which close upon each other as soon as the fish bites, thus securing the fish with certainty.
- n. Alternative form of sockdolager.
“He then as quick as a wink, to the amazement of the crowd, dealt the man he had first seized a sockdologer and down he went, and at the same instant the old lady arrived on the scene.”
“He looked surprised indeed, but made a rush, possibly thinking there had been some mistake and he had been kicked by a mule instead of receiving the sockdologer from the effeminate-looking dude.”
“Anglo-Saxon Lion, (_Leo Britannicus, _) which it has twice worsted in single combat, and to whose well-knit frame it is prepared at any moment to administer a third sockdologer.”
“He had lots of books with him and every time a new sockdologer of a word come along and I learnt how to spell her and where she orter fit in to make sense it kind o 'tickled me all over.”
“It's only an opinion, it's only my opinion and others may think different; but I said it then and I stand to it now -- it was a sockdologer.”
“MY opinion and others may think different; but I said it then and I stand to it now -- it was a sockdologer.”
“What a sockdologer it would have been to compare myself with the Roman emperors. ”
“I see Thomas Jefferson lookin 'out from a cloud and sayin': "Give him another sockdologer; finish him"'And I see millions of men wavin' their hats and singin '"Glory”
Plunkitt of Tammany Hall: a series of very plain talks on very practical politics, delivered by ex-Senator George Washington Plunkitt, the Tammany philosopher, from his rostrum—the New York County court house bootblack stand; Recorded by William L. Riordon
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