Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who stinks; hence, a mean, paltry fellow.
- n. The stinking badger of Java, Mydaus meliceps; the teledu. See cut under teledu.
- n. In ichthyology, a shark of the genus Mustelus.
- n. obsolete A malodorous person or animal.
- n. The teledu.
- n. figuratively, rare, archaic A person whose behavior is hurtful and unsavory; a stinker.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A mean, stinking, paltry fellow.
- n. (Zoöl.) The teledu of the East Indies. It emits a disagreeable odor.
“But behold, the ass-colt grew and became big as a buffalo and walled the way before him and spake with the voice of the sons of Adam, saying, “Woe to thee, O thou Bunch-back, thou stinkard, O thou filthiest of grooms!””
“And he cried out to her, saying, Come here, thou stinkard!”
““A monster and a stinkard!” said I, with some surprise:”
“I guessed he was under some agitation of spirits and desired to know the cause; but, instead of answering me directly, he asked with great emotion, if I thought him a monster and a stinkard?”
“But the ass increased and swelled, till it became a buffalo and barred the way against him and said with a human voice, "Out on thee, hunchback, thou stinkard!”
“And he cried out to her, saying, "Come, thou stinkard, I will not sell thee.”
“But behold, the ass-colt grew and became big as a buffalo and walled the way before him and spake with the voice of the sons of Adam, saying, "Woe to thee, O thou Bunch-back, thou stinkard, O thou filthiest of grooms!”
“The case to which the visitor's attention is now directed, contains the varieties of the glutton family -- the Chinese musk weasel; the European and North American badgers; the Javan stinkard, and the”
“The moment Bettina saw the exorcist, she burst into loud laughter, and addressed to him the most offensive insults, which fairly delighted everybody, as the devil alone could be bold enough to address a Capuchin in such a manner; but the holy man, hearing himself called an obtrusive ignoramus and a stinkard, went on striking Bettina with a heavy crucifix, saying that he was beating the devil.”
“A monster and a stinkard!" said I, with some surprise: "did anybody call you so?”
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