Definition of Pyoner

1. a military pioneer [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyoner

pyned
pynes
pyning
pynoun
pynouns
pyo-
pyocyanase
pyocyanin
pyoderma
pyodermas
pyodermata
pyodermic
pyogenic
pyoid
pyometra
pyoner (current term)
pyoners
pyonings
pyopneumothorax
pyorrhea
pyorrhea alveolaris
pyorrheal
pyorrheas
pyorrheic
pyorrhoea
pyorrhoeas
pyorrhoeic
pyoses
pyosis
pyot

Literary usage of Pyoner

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1. Edinburgh Records: The Burgh Accounts by Edinburgh (Scotland). (1899)
"... and for this purpose to ane pyoner callit Maxwell, ... x" Item, ane uther pyoner callit ..."

2. Kirkwall in the Orkneys by Buckham Hugh Hossack (1900)
"The pyoner was the professional street-cleaner at the service of any one who chose to ... To show that there was a livelihood to be made by the pyoner ..."

3. Substance of a Report on the Laws and Jurisdiction of the Stannaries in Cornwall by George Harrison (1835)
"... or pyoner, for whose ease the Charters were first granted, ... pyoner, or tinner, is not to sue or be sued out of the Courts of the Stannary, ..."

4. The Western Antiquary by William Henry Kearley Wright (1893)
"... or pyoner, for whose ease the Charters were first granted, ... pyoner, or tinner, is not to sue or be sued out of the Courts of the Stannary, ..."

5. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"This may have been merely an E. modification, as the whole word appears to be F. Richardson quotes the spelling pyoner from Berners' tr. of Froissart, ..."

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