Definitions

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  • adj. vagrant; wandering about

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Vagrant; wandering about.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The late Dr. W.B. Robertson of Irvine used to lay claim to having been the pioneer of these “landlouping students of divinity.”

    Principal Cairns

  • He's done wi 'Paoli -- he's off wi' the {72} landlouping scoundrel of a Corsican; and whose tail do you think he has pinned himself to now, mon?

    Dr. Johnson and His Circle

  • The late Dr. W.B. Robertson of Irvine used to lay claim to having been the pioneer of these "landlouping students of divinity."

    Principal Cairns

  • But I canna think it an unlawfu 'thing to pit a bit trick on sic a landlouping scoundrel, that just lives by tricking honester folk.' '

    The Antiquary

  • "It's a shame the breaches in our walls are not repaired, and that these landlouping Highland scoundrels are left at liberty to take honest men and women out of their beds any night that is dark enough."

    The Fair Maid of Perth St. Valentine's Day

  • "I'll warrant he'll prove a landlouping lord on their hand, and they will be e'en cheap o 'the loss -- And he has come down out of order it's like, and nae doubt he'll no be lang there before he will recover his health, for the credit of the Spaw."

    St. Ronan's Well

  • And ye maun think, moreover, Mr. Bindloose, that it would have been an unco thing if a guest, in a decent and creditable public like mine, was to have cried coward before ony of thae landlouping blackguards that live down at the hottle yonder.”

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • “I’ll warrant he’ll prove a landlouping lord on their hand, and they will be e’en cheap o’ the loss — And he has come down out of order it’s like, and nae doubt he’ll no be lang there before he will recover his health, for the credit of the Spaw.”

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • “It’s a shame the breaches in our walls are not repaired, and that these landlouping Highland scoundrels are left at liberty to take honest men and women out of their beds any night that is dark enough.”

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • But I canna think it an unlawfu 'thing to pit a bit trick on sic a landlouping scoundrel, that just lives by tricking honester folk. "

    The Antiquary — Complete

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