from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A frenzied celebration of a victory, when the people of a city go wild with joy. See
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- noun Noisy
rejoicingsof a multitude.
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We have as yet little cause for "mafficking," but there is very little doubt that it will occur on a grandiose scale before the war is over.
In South Africa the colonial teaches the islander how to shoot, and the officers muddle and blunder; while at home the street people play hysterically at mafficking, and the War Office lowers the stature for enlistment.
The crowds in the streets increased by hundreds of thousands, and though the police sternly put down mafficking, drunkenness and rough play abounded.
In my mafficking about town last night with my musician friends, one of them announced that he'd had a lung and heart imaging recently and the doc had found three spots on his lungs and that he had a heart condition.
After my divorce from my #2 wife, I shillyshallied about living where I chose, mafficking about the U.S., getting divorced in Haiti and staying there 3 months, then coming back and rocking and rolling all over California, then dropping in on Texas again as I flew back to NYC to began life in NYC Volume 2, another dawning, another chance, another effort.
Yep, Scott, we are laughing like mafficking hyenas with our noses filled with the fragrance of rotting red meat, though hopefully still juicy with blood, at ourselves, for isn't each person's life simply a character in either a badly drawn or a superdrawn cartoon?
Without the squeeze of crowds, the jibes of detractors, the mad mephitic mafficking of traffic, perhaps he was both more focused and less restrained.
There was no brag or bounce about him, no hideousness of noise or mafficking, no hatred of foreigners or cruelty of uncharity, but a grim steadfastness of determination which meant that, so far as he might, Bates would do or die.
As in depressing circumstances of a fortnight ago the House betrayed no sign of dejection or variation from resolve to see the fight out to a finish, so to-day it does not present itself in mafficking mood.
On Armistice day he quite let himself go, cackling and mafficking round the yard in a manner almost absurd.