from The Century Dictionary.
- Resembling or characteristic of a ram; rammy; strong-scented; hence, coarse; lewd; lascivious: used like
goatishin the same sense. Compare hircine.
- Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Like a ram; hence, rank; lascivious.
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- adjective Like a
ram; rank; lascivious.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
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He was a plenty rough campaigner, but it was his coming back again and again in a kind of rammish, head-butting way on the administration's derelictions that got him within winning distance of the election.
 Bruerinus, l. 13.c. 19, calling it a filthy beast, and rammish: and therefore supposeth it will breed rank and filthy substance; yet kid, such as are young and tender, Isaac accepts, Bruerinus and
Pipe, to wash away that rammish sent of a Child-bed out of your brains; and also after many hopes, once arrive to the height of receiving your full delight and pleasure.
The Ten Pleasures of Marriage and the Second Part, The Confession of the New Married Couple
That which I know, quoth Sancho, is that I felt a little unsavoury scent, somewhat rammish and man-like, and I think the reason was because she had sweat a little doing of that exercise.
The Fourth Book. IV. Of the Pleasant Discourses Continued between Don Quixote and His Squire Sancho Panza, with Other Adventures
Coming to the stove, Gerard found the oven door obstructed by "the rammish clowns."
These latter habiliments, impregnated with the wet of the day, but the dirt of a life, and lined with what another foot traveller in these parts call "rammish clowns," evolved rank vapours and compound odours inexpressible, in steaming clouds.
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