Definition of locution:
- phrase (part of speech: noun)
- speech (part of speech: noun)
Knowing what was to come, and thoroughly nerved to confute the main incident, Richard barely listened to his barbarous locution: but when the recital arrived at the point where the Bantam affirmed he had seen " T'm Baak'll wi's owen hoies," Richard faced him, and was amazed to find himself being mutely addressed by a series of intensely significant grimaces, signs, and winks.- "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- "Imaginary Interviews", W. D. Howells.
- "The Story of Paris", Thomas Okey.