[hawr-guh n]


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.

  • 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