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The little cockalorum

by Wallis Simkins

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Published by The Penn publishing company in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S59 Li
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p.
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26280583M
LC Control Number22019166

The cockney expression "high cockalorum" occurs in two 19th-century English books of which I am aware: Dickens' Oliver Twist and Kingsley's The Water Babies. The latter I became acquianted with via the film of the same name, in which "High Cockalorum!" sees service as one of the songs -- you can watch the relevant portion of the film here. Sky Defender, Fifth Position and Value Bet selection Cockalorum were a couple of lengths behind. The winner, trained by Ralph Beckett and ridden by Harry Bentley, was returned at 10/1.

The charioteer was a little, diamond-headed fellow who straddled the neck of the dragon and moved the levers that made it go. "This," said the High Coco-Lorum pompously, "is a wonderful invention. We are all very proud of our auto-dragons, many of . Synonyms for cockalorum at with free online thesaurus, antonyms, and definitions. Find descriptive alternatives for cockalorum.

The following 41 stories can be found in this historic edition of the Holiday Book: The Pixie in the Pond She Wouldn't Believe It The Golliwog Who Listened Slip-Around's Wishing Wand The Bumble-bee and the Rabbit Green-Eyes' Mistake The Tale of Lanky-Panky Bobby the Cow-Boy The Cockalorum Bird The Magic Shell The Greedy Little Sparrow Here Comes Santa Claus . For "cockalorum," be it noted, we frequently substituted the name of some particularly obnoxious Days of Adventure The Fall of France, No trespassers allowed -- eh, what? young cockalorum.. The Dark House "Now, Lucas, dear boy," said Heriot genially, "tell this old cockalorum who you saw off on a steamer for South America.". The Prodigal Father.


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Cockalorum definition, a self-important little man. See more. cockalorum (kŏk′ə-lôr′əm) n. A little man with an unduly high opinion of himself. Boastful talk; braggadocio.

[Perhaps alteration (influenced by Latin -ōrum, genitive pl. ending) of obsolete Flemish kockeloeren, to crow, of imitative origin.] cockalorum (ˌkɒkəˈlɔːrəm) n 1.

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