Origin of cockneyism
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Examples from the Web for cockneyism
"Cockneyism," said Bob, with an inquisitiveness in his countenance.Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II.
The novel might, it is true, savor a little of Parisian cockneyism.
It has colour, it is true English, unstained of Cockneyism and American.A Novelist on Novels
W. L. George
Cockneyism charged against (see also Cockney School), 109 n.Life of John Keats
Cockneyism and bad taste have found their way even to Niagara.
- a characteristic of speech or custom peculiar to cockneys
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