Alderman Lushington

Alderman Lushington
   see lush

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  • Alderman Lushington — /ɔldəmən ˈlʌʃɪŋtən/ (say awlduhmuhn lushingtuhn) noun → lushington …   Australian English dictionary

  • lushington — /ˈlʌʃɪŋtən/ (say lushingtuhn) noun Colloquial a drunkard. Also, Alderman Lushington. {from a club called the City of Lushington, formed by theatrical production staff in London in 1822, with a lord mayor , aldermen and other such titled… …   Australian English dictionary

  • lush —    a drunkard    Literally, succulent:     He was a lush. He got the sack. (Theroux, 1983 he was dismissed for drunkenness, not given some dry white wine)    Formerly a lush was an intoxicant:     We gets in some lush, and as some frens, and goes …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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