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[hawr-guh n]
  1. Paul,1903–95, U.S. novelist and historian.
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Historical Examples of horgan

  • Then Dolan brought an action against Horgan for not paying him his wages for six months labour done—the wages being two guineas.

    The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh: The Irish Sketch Book

    William Makepeace Thackeray

  • 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.


    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