Thesaurus / shivaree

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

I wanted to keep Man sober, and I tried to get him and his wife out of town before that shivaree of yours was pulled off.

Lonesome LandB. M. Bower

I looked around for a means of defense, but the Chief told me not to be alarmed—it was merely a "shivaree."

I Married a RangerDama Margaret Smith

I came to tell you that there's a scheme to raise—to 'shivaree' you two, tonight.

Lonesome LandB. M. Bower

Another time, we went to Mannheim and attended a shivaree—otherwise an opera—the one called "Lohengrin."

A Tramp Abroad, CompleteMark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

It isn't so long, though, since you were just as determined to stay and have the shivaree, you remember.

Lonesome LandB. M. Bower

Jest the same it 'ud sure surprise me if we didn't git some sort of a shivaree pahty afteh nightfall.

Rimrock TrailJ. Allan Dunn

Scales had fixed up for a crowd of hoodlums to shivaree them as they went.

Yellowstone NightsHerbert Quick

I wonder what poor old Elder Edkins would say now if he caught sight of me in this shivaree.

Lone PineR. B. (Richard Baxter) Townshend

Often the young men, stimulated with more or less “moonshine,” add the literally stunning compliment of a shivaree.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.