Definition of Dyvour

1. one who is bankrupt [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dyvour

dysurias
dysuric
dysuries
dysury
dysversion
dysynchronies
dysynchrony
dysynergia
dysæmia
dysæmic
dysæsthesia
dysæsthesiæ
dytiscid
dytiscids
dyun
dyvour (current term)
dyvouries
dyvours
dyvoury
dzeren
dzerens
dzeron
dzhalindite
dzharkenite
dzhigit
dzhigits
dzho
dzhos
dziggetai
dziggetais

Literary usage of Dyvour

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1. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory (1828)
"Hence a bankrupt was condemned to wear the dyvour's habit, ... 1824, Ibid. ie* Condemnation to the dyvour's habit, " is now undoubtedly done away ..."

2. A Digest of the Law of Scotland: With Special Reference to the Office and by Hugh Barclay, Scotland (1855)
"See Caption—Charge—Diligence—Denunciation—dyvour. HORSE-RACING. See Acts 13 Geo. II. c. 19; 18 Geo. II. c. 34, s. 2; 3 and 4 Viet. с. б ; 8 and 9 Viet. c. ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Ephraim Chambers (1870)
"The act of sederunt of 18th July 1688 prescribes as the dyvour's habit, ' a bonnet, partly of a brown and partly of a yellow ..."

4. The Annals of Banff by William Cramond (1891)
"... to be liberate furth of their tolbooth, but, previous thereto, ordained him to put on, and wear, the dyvour's habit, and, accordingly, the said John ..."

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