Definitions

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  • adj. Thick, dense, dark (originally in reference to a wood).

Etymologies

Nonsense coinage by Lewis Carroll. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Mostly I think blogs have jousting jabberwockies wonkishly jabbering through the tulgey wood, and burbling as they come.

    "You are also a paid astrotroller."

  • I glanced to my left and saw that the eerie shadow of the Jabberwock had retreated somewhat within the tulgey wood.

    Sign of Chaos

  • It may come whiffling through the tulgey wood after your ass.

    Sign of Chaos

  • And as in uffish thought he stood, The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame, Came whiffling through the tulgey wook, And burbled as it came!

    Through the Looking Glass

  • I'm sure his verbal burble makes for gripping reading as he comes galumphing through the tulgey wood.

    The Democratic Daily

  • And, as in uffish thought he stood, The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame, Came whiffling through the tulgey wood, And burbled as it came!

    The Nation: Top Stories

  • Congress will make its usual retreat into the tulgey wood.

    Prairie Weather

  • The Jabberwock, with eyes of flame, Came whiffling through the tulgey wood, And bur bled as it came! "

    Bottled Spider

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  • Usually in reference to woods: thick, dense, and dark. Introduced by Lewis Carroll.

    May 15, 2009