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  • adj. Alternative spelling of Hudibrastic.

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Examples

  • I concieved that it was, owing to the careless and hasty manner of its early composition, much too hudibrastic, and containd a vast deal of useless matter which might give way to the superior graces of nature, or to unbridled fancy.

    Letter 256

  • Captain Wool, in stating that he was opposed to four companies of the 49th, only doubled the number of companies; but this exaggeration is a trifle compared with the following gross and hudibrastic mis-statements, relative to the battle of Queenstown in

    The Life and Correspondence of Sir Isaac Brock

  • AFTER breakfast the company broke into parties, and General Williams, who had not been there above ten minutes, seized the opportunity of being conspicuously placed; to stretch his hudibrastic figure, and exclaim, with a lengthened yawn,

    The Parisian; or, Genunine Anecdotes of Distinguished and Noble Characters

  • _hudibrastic_ mis-statements, relative to the battle of Queenstown in

    The Life and Correspondence of Sir Isaac Brock

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