Definition of Construer

1. [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Construer

constructively
constructiveness
constructivism
constructivisms
constructivist
constructivists
constructor
constructorless
constructors
constructs
constructure
constructures
construe
construe with
construed
construer (current term)
construers
construes
construing
constuprate
constupration
constuprations
consubstantial
consubstantialism
consubstantialist
consubstantialists
consubstantiality
consubstantially
consubstantiate
consubstantiation

Literary usage of Construer

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1. Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes (1895)
"A shudder ran through the whole form, and the Doctor's wrath fairly boiled over; he made three steps up to the construer, and gave him a good box on the ear ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"For this reason he was a strict construer of the national Constitution where he believed it destructive of personal freedom; and he construed it liberally ..."

3. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1892)
"For this reason he was the strict construer of the national constitution, where he believed it destructive of personal freedom ; and construed it liberally ..."

4. The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury by Thomas ( Hobbes (1845)
"... even to a rigid construer, sound and useful. vii. 200:—of a straight line, inexcusable. vii. 202 :—of a plane angle, its faults. vii. ..."

5. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1904)
"If I could justly estimate the art of piano-playing, the construer of that rollicking fantasia had creditably mastered the secrets of the keyboard. ..."

6. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1838)
"While a Whig, a conservative Whig, as we take our author to be, he is a liberal construer of the character of the champion who advocated cavalier principles ..."

7. The Law of Freedom and Bondage in the United States by John Codman Hurd (1862)
"For times and the relations of thinga change, and if the laws, Ac., do not change accordingly, to effect which is rarely in the power of the construer, ..."

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