from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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  • _stalkoes_ or _walking gentlemen_, as they are termed; men who have nothing to do, and no fortune to support them, but who style themselves esquire; and who, to use their own mode of expression, are jealous of that title, and of their claims to family antiquity.

    Tales and Novels — Volume 02


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