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Wallop  v. i.  To move quickly, but with great effort; to gallop. (Prov. Eng. & Scot.)






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"Wallop" Quotes from Famous Books



... rippling folds of Old Glory, the proud Citizen of the Great Republic declared that we could wallop Great Britain at any Game from Polo up to Prize-Fighting and if we cut down on the Food Supplies the whole blamed Runt of an undersized Island would starve to ...
— Knocking the Neighbors • George Ade

... shells. Now that one that started with a bark in back of us and whined over our heads is a depart. It is an Allied shell on its way to the Germans. Now, this one, that whines over first and ends with a distant grunt, like a strong wallop on a wet carpet, is an arrivee. It has arrived from Germany. In the dugouts, our men smoked dozens of cigarettes, lighting fresh ones from the half-consumed butts. It is the appetite that comes with the progressive ...
— "And they thought we wouldn't fight" • Floyd Gibbons

... unction was gone from his voice and the bony neck received a smarter wallop with the reins. Dexter stood unmoved. He seemed to be fearing that the worst was now coming, and that he might as well face it on that spot as elsewhere. He remained deaf to threats and entreaties alike. No hoof moved ...
— Merton of the Movies • Harry Leon Wilson

... Wallop, first Viscount Lymington; in the following April created Earl of Portsmouth. ...
— The Letters of Horace Walpole, Volume 1 • Horace Walpole

... him; not a wo'd, colonel, don't think that, but I've been pow'ful took with this fellow Grant. I ain't any sojah, myself, but I like the tales I heah 'bout him. When a fellow hits him he hits back ha'dah, then the fellow comes back with anothah ha'dah still, an' then Grant up an' hits him a wallop that you heah a mile, an' ...
— The Sword of Antietam • Joseph A. Altsheler

... her not to wallop you too often," the tease had just begun afresh, when the opening of the door forced her to swallow ...
— The Getting of Wisdom • Henry Handel Richardson

... a girl to wallop the wind! Fancy me at that game! Is that why my lady—but I can't be suspected that far? You make me break out at my pores. My paytron's a gentleman: he wouldn't ask and I couldn't act such a part. Dear ...
— The Shaving of Shagpat • George Meredith

... not a word to say agin His fondness for 'is 'orse, But why should 'e insinivate The gent would treat 'im worse? An' why should 'e go talkin' In that aggravatin' way, As if the gent would gallop 'im And wallop 'im all day? ...
— Songs Of The Road • Arthur Conan Doyle

... him out of danger in a shake. But them two jumps was two too many. Willie riz off the ground like a flyin' machine, turned his feet up and his head down, and lapped his arms around Parker's knees. Down the pair of 'em went 'Ker-wallop!' and the football flew out of ...
— The Depot Master • Joseph C. Lincoln

... worm would measure the thing—say, on an average of once a week in the golfing season. But I take so many swings at the ball before hitting it that I figure I get more exercise out of the game than do those who play oftener but take only about one wallop at the pill in driving off. And when I drive into the deep grass, as is my wont, my work with the niblick would make you think of somebody bailing out a sinking boat. My bunker exercises are frequently what you might call ...
— One Third Off • Irvin S. Cobb

... overwhelming proof against him, in spite of his positive denial. Torture was applied, but the most awful sufferings could not wring from him the acknowledgment of having taken part in the conspiracy. Yet Loftus and Wallop were of opinion that he was a "rebel" and ought to be put to death. The only difficulty which presented itself to the "Lords Justices" of Ireland was, that there was no statute in Ireland against ...
— Irish Race in the Past and the Present • Aug. J. Thebaud

... humanity. It died when a Southern court of so-called justice formulated in plain words the underlying principle of its hateful creed: "A black man has no rights which a white man is bound to respect." That finally finished it. We no longer allow every man to "wallop his own nigger." And though the last relics of it die hard in Queensland, South Africa, Demerara, we have at least the satisfaction of knowing that one Monopolist Instinct out of the group is pretty well ...
— Post-Prandial Philosophy • Grant Allen

... the fire is no longer covered with it, that part will directly become far hotter than the water or the mass of the steam,—dry steam having no more power to carry away the excess of heat than so much air. After that, when the water rises again, the first wave or wallop that strikes the overheated plate absorbs the excess of heat, and its conversion into steam of higher pressure than that already existing is so sudden that it may be regarded as instantaneous. It is to be remembered that for every pound of water raised one degree, or heat ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. II, No. 8, June 1858 • Various

... said he. "Kind o' mince-pie fer 'em. Like deer-meat, tew. Snook eroun' the ponds efter dark. Ef they see a deer 'n the water they wallop 'im quicker 'n lightnin'; jump right in k'slap 'n' ...
— D'Ri and I • Irving Bacheller

... I be, but Terence Mooney," says he. "It's myself that's in it, you unmerciful bliggards," says he, "let me out, or by the holy, I'll get out in spite iv yes," says he, "an' by jaburs, I'll wallop ...
— The Purcell Papers - Volume III. (of III.) • Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

... insured clean up to the hub, an' ef ye've got any survivin' friends, I advise ye not to tote any more o' that 'ere grub in this direction. I give ye fair warnin',—yer've raised my dander, an' put my Ebenezer up. I'd jest as lieves wallop ye as eat, ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864 • Various

... the patrol. "Say, is your colonel very bad? I'm 20th New York, doin' provost. We seen you fellers at White Oak. Jesus! what a wallop they did give us——" ...
— Ailsa Paige • Robert W. Chambers

... John Wallop penetrate, with only eight hundred men, into the very heart of France, and four times did he and Sir Thomas Lovell save Calais,—the first time by intelligence, the second by stratagem, the third by their valour and undaunted courage, and the fourth by their ...
— Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2) • John Roby

... found out that orders is orders," remarked the Sergeant to the lookers on. "But Missis McGillicuddy can wallop him with one hand tied behind her back, and she'll do it, too, when she finds out about the kiddie bein' out ...
— Betty at Fort Blizzard • Molly Elliot Seawell

... "They'll wallop us," said Firetop, "but I don't care. It won't hurt when it is over, and I've just got to go. We shall see all kinds of things that ...
— The Cave Twins • Lucy Fitch Perkins

... off for a trespasser, or if this knight does not ride a wallop at me," thought I, "Shakespeare and Queen Elizabeth at least must come out of that half-open garden door and ask me ...
— Traffics and Discoveries • Rudyard Kipling

... Nilghai. "It's the same with horses. Some you wallop and they work, some you wallop and they jib, and some you wallop and they go out for a walk with their ...
— The Works of Rudyard Kipling One Volume Edition • Rudyard Kipling

... "I'm afraid that Joe will 'wallop' you some day if you worry him about his food, for even a gentle dog will sometimes snap at any one who disturbs him at his meals; so you had better not try his ...
— Beautiful Joe • Marshall Saunders



Words linked to "Wallop" :   hit, defeat, impact, effect, issue, result, overcome, whack, walloper, wham, outcome, blow, walloping, get the better of, event, upshot, whop, consequence



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