from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Someone who floors, lays flooring
- n. In skittles, the act of knocking down all of the skittles in one throw.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Anything that floors or upsets a person, as a blow that knocks him down; a conclusive answer or retort; a task that exceeds one's abilities.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who makes or lays floors.
- n. One who or that which strikes to the floor, as a blow; hence, figuratively, anything which leads to one's defeat or which overmasters one; an overwhelming argument or requirement; a poser.
Daniel Davila, a 23-year-old timber floorer from Camarillo, Calif. — a Los Angeles suburb knee-deep in the Golden State's housing dust bowl — made the 14-hour move across the Pacific two years ago.
Daniel Davila, a 23-year-old timber floorer from Camarillo, Calif.--a Los Angeles suburb knee-deep in the Golden State's housing dust bowl--made the 14-hour move across the Pacific two years ago.
This blog must be David Gershwin's, as no self-respected 4th floorer would even know about this National League of Cities event unless they were inside the 7th CD offices.
Even then, a good gallop afterwards, or a cigar and a glass of punch, with some lively fellow who is no philosopher, will do him far more good than a fagging walk of so many measured miles, with the studious companion whose head is stuffed as full of such matter as his own, and whose talk will be of disputed passages, and dispiriting anticipations of a "dead floorer" in the schools.
This was said with a kind of contempt which was quite a floorer to the new wiseacre.
This was something of a floorer; I felt myself grow red-hot.
Just fancy, sir, being able to give him a floorer without helping it.
His watch was near an hour of the contest, and Brailstone's man had scored first knock-down blow, a particularly clean floorer.
"Why, look ye, my jolly masters, if you're up to a lark of that 'ere sort, take care you don't get a floorer; I've got a rum customer inside what I'm giving a lift to for love -- only Josh Hudson, the miller; and if he should chance to wake, I think he'll be for dusting some of your jackets."
"Take that, then," said the other, and gave him a floorer; but he was prevented from falling by those around him.
Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II. Or, The Rambles And Adventures Of Bob Tallyho, Esq., And His Cousin, The Hon. Tom Dashall, Through The Metropolis; Exhibiting A Living Picture Of Fashionable Characters, Manners, And Amusements In High And Low Life (1821)