Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Log in or sign up to add your own related words.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.
sionnach commented on the word gawlin
Aw shucks! Thanks, Bill B!
May 18, 2011
bilby commented on the word gawlin
Never mind, you had a pretty good moment with:
A young ballet dancer from Nantes
Was concerned with the fit of his pantes
"They're Toulon and Toulouse
And the belt's just a noose
So I dance like I've antes in my pantes!"
Tries desperately to assemble clever play on words involving the phrases "le Duc D'Orleans", "New Orleans", "N'awlins", and "gawlins", but fails miserably...
hernesheir commented on the word gawlin
"A species of fowl less than a duck." --Dr. Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary and Supplement, 1841.
Would that be called a duc or an uck?
Wordnik is fiscally sponsored by Planetwork NGO, Inc,a California 501(c) (3) non-profit educational organization, EIN #94-3366969.