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[hawr-guh n] /ˈhɔr gən/
Paul, 1903–95, U.S. novelist and historian. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Then Dolan brought an action against Horgan for not paying him his wages for six months labour done—the wages being two guineas.

  • All I know is, 't were a mixture of a flute and a blackbird, and the play-'em-out-of-Church pipes of the Horgan.

    Dariel R. D. Blackmore
  • The fine frenzy was proved by the fury with which the woman flung wide the portal that the Horgan might be drored out.

  • The acting and accessories were perfect; and what poor Robson used to term the "Horgan" of Triballos, was wonderful.

    Mystic London: Charles Maurice Davies
  • You'll find, Mr. Finn, that in public life there's nothing like having a Horgan to back you.

    Phineas Finn

    Anthony Trollope

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