Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word barlafumble.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
reesetee commented on the word barlafumble
A call for a truce by one who has fallen in wrestling or play; a request for a time-out.
. . . do not go
To fight, lest ye, when canons rumble,
With shame for fear, cry barlafumble.
-- A Book of Scotish Pasquils, ed. by J. Maidment (1868)
February 2, 2007