jingle


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jingle

1. n. a buzz or tingle from alcohol. This stuff gives me a little jingle, but that’s all.
2. n. a drinking bout. The guys planned a big jingle for Friday.
3. n. a call on the telephone. (see also buzz.) Give me a jingle when you get into town.

jingled

mod. alcohol intoxicated. She was a little jingled, but not worse than that.
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References in classic literature ?
Greaves and knee-pieces were also of leather backed by steel, and their gauntlets and shoes were of iron plates, craftily jointed, So, with jingle of arms and clatter of hoofs, they rode across the Bridge of Avon, while the burghers shouted lustily for the flag of the five roses and its gallant guard.
The 'Memoirs of an Alcoholic,'" I sneered--or, rather, John Barleycorn sneered; for he sat with me there at table in my pleasant, philanthropic jingle, and it is a trick of John Barleycorn to turn the smile to a sneer without an instant's warning.
There, far from the village street, and except at very long intervals, from the jingle of sleigh-bells, I slid and skated, as in a vast moose-yard well trodden, overhung by oak woods and solemn pines bent down with snow or bristling with icicles.
She walked with measured steps, draped in striped and fringed cloths, treading the earth proudly, with a slight jingle and flash of barbarous ornaments.
There was a low jingle, a glint of yellow metal, a sway of fringed draper- ies, and she stopped as if her heart had failed her.
The rattle and jingle of glass went on indefinitely in front of the long Treasury building - and time itself seemed to stand still.
They shouted at each other in the jingle with comparative cheerfulness.
Jingle lent the aid of half-a-dozen ordinary men at least.
Jingle uttered a patronising 'Hear, hear,' which was responded to by the remainder of the company; and the glasses having been filled, the vice-president assumed an air of wisdom in a state of profound attention; and said--
Jingle, were, each in his turn, the subject of unqualified eulogium; and each in due course returned thanks for the honour.
BIRMINGHAM will be ding-a-linging with the sounds of jingle bells this Christmas in a bid to stop muggers preying on shoppers.
SANTA put on his trainers to encourage people to take part in a Jingle Jog in Warwickshire.
Combining a selection of tinkling cones with a traditional or contemporary dance style; each jingle dress dancer creates a signature sound of her own.
NY Honda dealership Huntington Honda announces the official start of its Jingle Jam Contest going on now through May 31, 2011.