Definition of Niner
1. Noun. The cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one.
Definition of Niner
1. Cardinal numeral. Used instead of '''nine''' in radio communications to avoid confusion with '''five'''. ¹
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Literary usage of Niner
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Argonauts of California: Being the Reminiscences of Scenes and Incidents by Charles Warren Haskins (1890)
"THE FORTY-niner—SYD AT THE NORTH POLE—THE HOMES OF THE OLD-TIMERS—THE REMAINS OF THE ... It is this incentive- that gives energy to the old forty-niner, ..."
2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Forests and forestry—Continued Hawaiian Islands Forty-niner« merly. Overland na 68:111-22 Ag '16 Forum, Open Woods of Hawaii. V. McCaughey. ..."
3. A History of California: The American Period by Robert Glass Cleland (1922)
"... CA FORTY-niner IN LOWER CALIFORNIA [THE following narrative is taken from the hitherto unpublished account of a gold seeker's expedition to California. ..."
4. Edward Bowen: A Memoir by the Rev. the Hon. W. E. Bowen, M. A. by William Edward Bowen (1902)
"Of Cricketers never a finer, From Nottinghamshire to China, But he never could manage a niner ! Boo-hoo! Boo-hoo I Boo-hoo ! CHORUS—Of Cricketers never, &c. ..."
5. Literary California, Poetry, Prose and Portraits by Ella Sterling Mighels (1918)
"... THE FORTY-niner The typical '49er is the hardiest animal under the canopy. When that predicted New Zealander ..."
6. Pioneer Tales of the Oregon Trail and of Jefferson County by Charles Dawson (1912)
"DAVID E. PEASE, "A FORTY-niner." BY AV PEASE. Among the first white men who visited Jefferson County was David E. Pease, an older brother of George A. Pease ..."