Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as hubbleshow.

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Examples

  • He will come next by some scathe in the hobbleshow, and then it will be, ‘Dorothy, get the lint,’ and ‘Dorothy, spread the plaster;’ but now it is nothing but nonsense, and a lie, and impossibility, that can come out of

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • DEAR MISS MALLY -- You will have heard, by the peppers, of the gret hobbleshow heer aboot the queen's coming over contrary to the will of the nation; and, that the king and parlement are so angry with her, that they are going to put her away by giving to her a bill of divorce.

    The Ayrshire Legatees, or, the Pringle family

  • He will come next by some scathe in the hobbleshow, and then it will be, 'Dorothy, get the lint,' and 'Dorothy, spread the plaster;' but now it is nothing but nonsense, and a lie, and impossibility, that can come out of

    The Fair Maid of Perth St. Valentine's Day

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