10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRONG 'UN»
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Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: Stra to Z
John Stephen Farmer William Ernest Henley. Wrong- un. 366 367 Xmas. Wuzzle.
1771. Smollett, Clinker [Saints- bury (1900), i. 81J. You know, my dear friend,
how natural it is for us Irishmen to blunder, and to take the wrong sow by THE
John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley, 1904
Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
WI'OI'IgO ['rDtjeu, 'angeU/ noun Also wronggo. mainly US = WRONG 'UN noun 2;
also, a counterfeit coin. 1937—. D. RAYMOND I've had my eyes on both of you . .
.and you look like a Wrinkly Wrong Wrongo couple of wrongos to me (1985).
John Ayto, John Simpson, 2010
The Shorter Wisden 2012: The Best Writing from Wisden ...
JARROD KIMBER Shane Warne's first real victim wasn't a batsman, but a fellow
legspinner — a fellow Victorian leg-spinner, in fact, with a wrong'un so brutal it
would crash into the chest of those who lunged blindly fonivard; a leg-spinner
A complete grammar of the German language: with exercises, ...
... wrong. un'rec&t, adj. wrong. Un'fdjulb, /. s. innocence, purity. un'fdjulbig, adj.
innocent, guiltless. un'fn> pron. our, ours. un'fterblicf), adj. immortal. Un'fhrblidjfeit,
/. s. immortality. un'ter, prep, under, below, beneath. unterbcffen, adv. meanwhile
A High School Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language
Un-right'cous (un-ri'chus), a unjust; sinful. Un-right'eous-ly, ad. wickedly Un-
righteous -ness, n. wicked- injustice ; wrong. Un-rlght'ful, a. not right; notj just ;
wrong. Un-ripe', a. not ripe ; immature Un-ripe'uess, n. want of ripe ness or
Noah Webster, William Greenleaf Webster, 1853
A handy Anglo-Saxon dictionary, based on Groschopp's Grein, ...
... folly. un-rseden, adj. the same as above. un-raad-sid, st. m. act of folly, foolish
enterprise. un-riht, adj. unright, unjust, wrong. un-riht, -ryht, st. n. unright, injustice,
badness, evil, sin. un-riht-dom, st. m. unrighteousness, wrong. un-riht-feoung, ...
Christian Wilhelm M. Grein, James Albert Harrison, 1885
The people's portable dictionary, condensed by C. Robson
Un-nIomt'eoue-ness, n. wickedness, injustice, wrong. Un-nIomt'pul, a. not right,
not just, wrong. Un-nipe', a. not ripe, immature. Un-nIpe'ness, n. want of ripeness
or maturity. Un-ni'vallen, a. having wo rival or equal, uuparalleled. Un-n5ne', v. a.
Noah Webster, Charles Robson, 1863
Business Man's Dictionary and Guide to English
... evident. un-mor-al (fin-m6r'-51), adj., having no sense of right or wrong. un-
nerve (fin-nfirv'), v. t., to weaken; rob of courage; upset. un-nurn-bered (fin-nfim'-b
€rd) , ad j., countless. un-par-al-leled (fin-p5r'-5-léld), adj., unmatched; unequaled
Let's Play: Puffin Book of Sports Storie
He had just bowled the perfect wrong 'un! That day, in school, Mohit could think of
nothing but that wrong 'un. Countless replays played in his mind, through Maths,
Geography, History and English. But it wasn't the same replay every time—like ...
Bhogle, Harsha (introduction), 2010
The Impact of Technology on Sport II
For the batsman however, viewing from approximately 18 metres away it would
difficult to differentiate between leg spin, flipper and wrong'un on spin rate alone.
The 12rps difference between wrong'un and slider may however give him ...
Franz Konstantin Fuss, Aleksandar Subic, Sadayuki Ujihashi, 2007
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Warney gets wrong 'un right
The good old-fashioned wrong 'un is back. And few bowl it as well as Shane Warne. Stuart MacGill is a master, but to see Warne bowling leggies, wrong 'uns, ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Nov 05»