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  • noun Plural form of urchin.

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Examples

  • Anything served them, that is, the urchins, as a pretence for a fray, or, Dorically speaking, a BICKER; every street and close was at feud with its neighbour; the lads of the school were at feud with the young men of the college, whom they pelted in winter with snow, and in summer with stones; and then the feud between the old and new town!

    Lavengro

  • Anything served them, that is, the urchins, as a pretence for a fray, or, Dorically speaking, a _bicker_; every street and close was at feud with its neighbour; the lads of the school were at feud with the young men of the college, whom they pelted in winter with snow, and in summer with stones; and then the feud between the old and new town!

    Lavengro; the Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest

  • Anything served them, that is, the urchins, as a pretence for a fray, or, Dorically speaking, a _bicker_; every street and close was at feud with its neighbour; the lads of the school were at feud with the young men of the college, whom they pelted in winter with snow, and in summer with stones; and then the feud between the Old and New Town!

    Lavengro the Scholar - the Gypsy - the Priest

  • Anything served them, that is, the urchins, as a pretence for a fray, or, Dorically speaking, a _bicker_; every street and close was at feud with its neighbour; the lads of the school were at feud with the young men of the college, whom they pelted in winter with snow, and in summer with stones; and then the feud between the Old and New Town!

    Lavengro The Scholar - The Gypsy - The Priest, Vol. 1 (of 2)

  • Anything served them, that is, the urchins, as a pretence for a fray, or, Dorically speaking, a _bicker_; every street and close was at feud with its neighbour; the lads of the school were at feud with the young men of the college, whom they pelted in winter with snow, and in summer with stones; and then the feud between the Old and New Town!

    Lavengro The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest

  • Adolf Hitler was well known for being chauffeur-driven around Vienna, catcalling the urchins and sometimes even the proper ladies!

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  • But still, nothing beats the flavor of urchins just out of the water.

    Recipe for Sea Urchin Risotto (Ριζότο με Αχινό)

  • Nihal, it would be interesting to hear if you ask around in your town whether anyone ate urchins.

    Recipe for Sea Urchin Risotto (Ριζότο με Αχινό)

  • Oh Peter, you REALLY need to try urchins; they're amazing.

    Recipe for Sea Urchin Risotto (Ριζότο με Αχινό)

  • Can't wait to try just need to find the sea urchins.

    Recipe for Sea Urchin Risotto (Ριζότο με Αχινό)

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  • "The principle of the wool-carding machine is identical with that of the cotton-carding machine, and it is chiefly distinguished from the latter by a great number of small cylinders called urchins, which work in pairs and are called workers and cleaners."

    --from the Century Dictionary definition for carding-machine

    January 19, 2011