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And there was a cheer that made the ocean shiver, and fluttered the flags over the tents, and made even the trick-o'-the-loop men pause in their honest avocation, and the orange-sellers hold their wares suspended in midair.
It's little wonder she'd be fussy, and he after bringing bankrupt ruin on the roulette man, and the trick-o'-the-loop man, and breaking the nose of the cockshot-man, and winning all in the sports below, racing, lepping, dancing, and the Lord knows what!
wolfnotes commented on the word trick-o'-the-loop
November 7, 2008
ry commented on the word trick-o'-the-loop
older Irish colloq., see strap game
March 19, 2014