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Coarseness

Billingsgate
site of a London fishmarket, known for foul and abusive language. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 106]
Branghtons, the
Evelina’s rude, coarse cousins. [Br. Lit.: Evelina]
Crawley, Sir Pitt
vulgar aristocrat. [Br. Lit.: Vanity Fair]
Goops
naughty, balloon-headed children. [Am. Lit.: Goops and How To Be Them, Hart, 323]
Neanderthal man
early form of man, Caucasoid and strongly built. [Anthropology: NCE, 1900]
Ochs, Baron
vulgar, lecherous nobleman. [Aust. Opera: R. Strauss, Rosenkavalier, Westerman, 423–425]
Pike
“he expectorates vehemently” [Am. Lit.: At Home and Abroad, Hart, 655]
Tearsheet, Doll
prostitute with vitriolic vocabulary. [Br. Lit.: II Henry IV]
Troglodytes
race of uncivilized cave dwellers. [Gk. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 1103]
xanthium
symbolizes bad manners and rudeness. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 178]
Yahoos
loutish, abusive brutes in shape of men. [Br. Lit.: Gulliver’s Travels]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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With a pronounced vibrato and woolly timbre, incomprehensible French and a stylistic coarseness, Prestia's gentle knight is as effective as a windmill without sails.