Definition of Ransomers
1. Noun. (plural of ransomer) ¹
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Definition of Ransomers
1. ransomer [n] - See also: ransomer
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Literary usage of Ransomers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Letters of William Lee: Sheriff and Alderman of London; Commercial Agent of by William Lee (1891)
"Some French privateers have been taken with loor 12 ransomers on board. The American privateers are also extremely wrong in discharging their prisoners ..."
2. Personal narrative of travels to the equinoctial regions of America, during by Alexander von Humboldt (1885)
"ransomers,* favoured this inhuman commerce. After having excited the natives to make war, they ransomed the prisoners ; and, to give an appearance of equity ..."
3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1908)
"ransomers : a Catholic forward movement. GE Anstruther Cath. World- 86:630-5. F. 'OS. Treatment of the English Catholics In the reign of Elizabeth. ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The funds being collected, the ransomers to the number of three or four set sail from Provence or Spain with.objects to alleviate the lot of the captives or ..."
5. The Slave Systems of Greek and Roman Antiquity by William Linn Westermann (1955)
"... he explained his request by the plea that he might become a slave of his ransomers if he did not repay the advance made for his release : " You know," ..."
6. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1795)
"... that this ship mounts 40 guns, and carries 300 men, besides marines^ There were no ransomers ..."
7. Essays, Critical and Historical by John Henry Newman (1877)
"... a Pope of the third century, " sent letters of visitation to our church of Caesarea, and of consolation, with ransomers of our brethren from captivity. ..."