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  • That great staff he was always so lungeous with - ebony, tall as his elbow, with a stag's-horn handle - that's what I came to look for.

    The Raven In The Foregate

  • The house was full of people, they crowded me, and the young fellows, they were drunk and lungeous, they hustled me!

    The Sanctuary Sparrow

  • But what can have happen'd her? unless it be Dick indeed; and yet I think the lad was honest, though lungeous at times, and odd-tempered.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)


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  • lungeous-rough in play, especially of young colts or footballers

    October 18, 2008