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  • n. Plural form of victrola.


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  • A stroll through a village when all the victrolas are in operation would settle this point unequivocally for any doubter.

    The Poet's Poet : essays on the character and mission of the poet as interpreted in English verse of the last one hundred and fifty years

  • Many a bond election was yet to rip the town in two, with the retired farmers, whose children were grown and through school, satisfied with things as they were and parents of the new generation demanding gymnasiums, tennis courts, victrolas, domestic science laboratories, a public health nurse and individual lockers.


  • You want automobiles, boats, victrolas and radio telephones before you know how to run them, much less pay for them.

    Walter and the Wireless

  • The brief prosperity of the war still envelops the labouring man in your mind; and you are preparing to remind me of the lace curtains and victrolas of yesterday.

    One Man in His Time

  • Yes, I admit that lace curtains and victrolas are not necessities.

    One Man in His Time

  • Even the working-man may have suppressed desires, you see, and lace curtains and victrolas may stand not only for the improvidence of the poor, but for the neurasthenic yearnings of the rich.

    One Man in His Time

  • That was how he planned the vacuum sweepers, and the self-stop on the victrolas.

    Polly and Eleanor

  • We could get along with fewer pianos and victrolas if we had a more harmonious society.

    Letters of Franklin K. Lane

  • I remember the old victrolas, the record player, and the plastic adapters that fit into the wholes of the 45's.

    Propeller Most Popular Stories


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