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  • n. Plural form of fugleman.

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Examples

  • The fuglemen were determined to find something wonderful in everything he did, and the title of “The Harlot's House,” shocking Philistinism, gave them a certain opportunity which they used to the uttermost.

    Oscar Wilde

  • But the fuglemen of his caste whose praise had brought him to the front in England were almost unrepresented in the States, and never bold enough to be partisans.

    Oscar Wilde

  • This great power of the Roman Church in the middle-ages may well be compared to the influence exerted by those whom I have designated as Oscar Wilde's fuglemen in the England of today.

    Oscar Wilde

  • From the time he left Oxford he was acclaimed and backed by a small minority of passionate admirers whom I have called his fuglemen.

    Oscar Wilde

  • The fuglemen were determined to find something wonderful in everything he did, and the title of "The Harlot's House," shocking Philistinism, gave them a certain opportunity which they used to the uttermost.

    Oscar Wilde His Life and Confessions

  • Coloured voters were brought in droves, by their Northern fuglemen, to polling-places which were guarded by United States troops.

    America To-day, Observations and Reflections

  • The fuglemen fell back into their places, exactly to time again as far as Hornblower could see, but not exactly enough apparently, as the sergeant-major bellowed his discontent and brought the fuglemen out and sent them back again.

    Mr. Midshipman Easy

  • Hornblower positively goggled at the ensuing formalities, as the fuglemen strode their three paces forward, all exactly to time like marionettes worked by the same strings, turned their heads to look down the line, and gave the time for detaching the bayonets, for sheathing them, and for returning the muskets to the men's sides.

    Mr. Midshipman Easy

  • Empress, fuglemen bedizened with lace and covered with furs, going two by two in long files with a jangling of bits and spurs, and the snorting of fresh horses, the whole lighted by a sun still invisible, the light issuing from the misty atmosphere, and here and there withdrawing into it again as if offering a fleeting vision of the morning luxury of that quarter of the town.

    The Nabob

  • Since the foregoing was prepared for the press, Mr. Fillmore's letter of acceptance has come to hand, greatly to the annoyance of the Democratic and anti-American fuglemen and politicians.

    Americanism Contrasted with Foreignism, Romanism, and Bogus Democracy in the Light of Reason, History, and Scripture; In which Certain Demagogues in Tennessee, and Elsewhere, are Shown Up in Their True Colors

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