Definition of Preferrers

1. Noun. (plural of preferrer) ¹



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Definition of Preferrers

1. preferrer [n] - See also: preferrer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preferrers

preferers
prefering
preferist
preferists
preferment
preferments
preferr
preferrable
preferred
preferred creditor
preferred shares
preferred stock
preferredness
preferreds
preferrer
preferrers (current term)
preferrest
preferreth
preferring
prefers
prefestival
prefetch
prefetchable
prefetched
prefetches
prefetching
prefeudal
prefices
prefidence
prefidences

Literary usage of Preferrers

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1. A Short History of English Law: From the Earliest Times to the End of the by Edward Jenks (1922)
"... of ecclesiastical jurisdiction, eg where the Church courts entertained actions for defamation against preferrers of indictments (1 Edw. Ill (1327) c. ..."

2. Source-book of English History: Leading Documents, Together with by Guy Carleton Lee (1900)
"This Admonition finding small entertainment, (the authors or chief preferrers thereof being imprisoned), out cometh the Second Admonition, towards the end ..."

3. Certaine Considerations Upon the Government of England by Roger Twysden, John Mitchell Kemble (1849)
"... amongst " les petitions des coes," and that the howse of commons were not the alone framers of them but preferrers and forwarders, as good servants to ..."

4. The Life and Acts of John Whitgift, D.D., the Third and Last Lord Archbishop by John Strype (1822)
"And the preferrers of this commission had been and were busily occupied to bring this Hartle- Hartlebury bury, this fair booty, within the compass of it; ..."

5. Essays on Subjects Connected with the Reformation in England by Samuel Roffey Maitland (1899)
"... who shulde be your Quene, what woman you shulde crowne, if you had bene preferrers of Goddes glorie, ..."

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