Ruffianism Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Ruffianism

  1. Brown shirts (S.A.) Nazi militia who terrorized citizens. [Germ. Hist.: WB, H:238]
  2. droogs Alex’s rough and tough band of hooligans. [Br. Lit.: A Clockwork Orange]
  3. Hawkubites London toughs; terrorized old men, women, and children (1711-1714). [Br. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 406]
  4. Jackmen medieval para-military thugs. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 463]
  5. Jets and Sharks hostile street gangs. [Am. Lit. and Cinema: West Side Story]
  6. Mohocks bullies terrorizing London streets in 18th century. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 720]
  7. Scowerers London hooligans, at turn of the 18th century. [Br. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 972]
  8. Tityre Tus young bullies in late 17th-century London. [Br. Hist: Brewer Dictionary, 1087]