Definition of Knifers
1. knifer [n] - See also: knifer
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Knifers
Literary usage of Knifers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Life and Labour of the People in London by Charles Booth (1893)
"These are the men, already alluded to, who employ subordinate knifers,* and are iu consequence able to take on a large number of journeymen, and to produce ..."
2. The Writings of Charles Dickens by Charles Dickens, Gilbert Ashville Pierce (1894)
"And bother knifers." " I should like to know, through you, exactly where she lives." " All right. ..."
3. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl (1899)
"... or under color of literature and fine arts the knifers get in their work; it is here that's the little door of ministries, the ante-room of academies, ..."
4. The Polish Jew: His Social and Economic Value by Beatrice C. Baskerville (1906)
"These men are the - lowest specimens of humanity, drawn from the scum of the slums of the city, where condemned thieves, knifers, and that army of ruffians ..."
5. Legal Medicine by Charles Meymott Tidy (1884)
"... slenderly formed, and beard- 1 The method of making Chinese eunuchs (the operators being called " knifers ") is described as follows:—The patient is ..."