Highspiritedness

Highspiritedness

Gashouse Gang
boisterous Cardinals ballclub of the 1930s. [Am. Sports: Shankle, 167]
Gay Nineties
(Naughty Nineties) the 1890s; the fin-de-siècle epoch when traditional Victorian religiosity was flouted. [Am. and Br. Hist.: Payton, 264]
Hal, Prince
led boisterous life in the company of Falstaff. [Br. Lit.: I Henry IV]
Nickleby, Nicholas
adventurous student facing adversities of life. [Br. Lit.: Nicholas Nickleby]
Roaring Twenties
decade of exuberance (1920s). [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 309]
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A small number of Celtic fans went on to the pitch to celebrate, but the mini-invasion was seen as nothing more than highspiritedness.