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  • n. Plural form of hobo.

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Examples

  • All through the South — at least there were when I was hoboing — are convict camps and plantations, where the time of convicted hoboes is bought by the farmers and where the hoboes simply have to work.

    Some Adventures With the Police

  • A favorite device of hoboes is to base their monicas on the localities from which they hail, as: New York Tommy, Pacific Slim,

    Hoboes That Pass in the Night

  • All through the South — at least when I was hoboing — are convict camps and plantations, where the time of convicted hoboes is bought by the farmers, and where the hoboes simply have to work.

    Bulls

  • A favorite device of hoboes is to base their monicas on the localities from which they hail, as: New York Tommy, Pacific

    Hoboes That Pass in the Night

  • A favorite device of hoboes is to base their monicas on the localities from which they hail, as: New York Tommy, Pacific Slim, Buffalo Smithy,

    Hoboes That Pass in the Night

  • Since then Railroad Earth had been a consistent draw at rock clubs, theaters, and bluegrass festivals, earning a devoted following of so-called hoboes who trailed the band from town to town and trade cassettes of their live shows.

    Railroad Earth Jams Live on Two-CD 'Elko'

  • Of course there are "hoboes" and "hoboes," as in any other profession, but so far as my experience goes, the "hobo" is an idealist.

    A Tramp Through the Bret Harte Country

  • It is a gala day for the other prisoners when a bunch of penniless "hoboes" are brought into jail.

    A Study of Prison Conditions in North Carolina

  • He might plead and tell his "hard luck story," but that would not help him much; a saloon-keeper who was to be moved by such means would soon have his place jammed to the doors with "hoboes" on a day like this.

    The Jungle

  • They think this is great sport, and excitement waxes high when a bunch of penniless "hoboes" are brought into jail.

    Biennial Report of the State Board of Charities and Public Welfare, December 1, 1920 to June 30, 1922

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