Definition of Shewer

1. n. One who shews. See Shower.



Definition of Shewer

1. Noun. (archaic) One who shews. ¹

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Definition of Shewer

1. one that shews [n -S] - See also: shews

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shewer

sheugh
sheughed
sheughing
sheughs
sheva
shevas
shew
shew-bread
shew bread
shewbread
shewbreads
shewed
shewedst
shewel
shewels
shewer (current term)
shewers
shewest
sheweth
shewing
shewn
shews
shh
shi
shiatsu
shiatsus
shiatzu
shiatzus
shibah
shibahs

Literary usage of Shewer

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1. The Practice of the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas in Personal Actions by William Tidd, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas (1817)
"the opposite attorney will not name a shewer, an appointment for that purpose should be obtained on the rule, from the master or prothonotaries ; who, ..."

2. The Exchequer Reports: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts by Great Britain Court of Exchequer, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, John Innes Clark Hare, Horace Binney Wallace (1849)
"The practical directions given in Bagley's Practice are, " that if the opposite party refuses to name a shewer, the attorney on the other side is to get an ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas, and by Peregrine Bingham, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas (1831)
"rn 1 i Defendant as did not contain the name ot any shewer appointed by ... TINDAL CJ The act of parliament (a) expressly directs that a shewer on each side ..."

4. The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports of Cases in the (1848)
"Get from the opposite attorney a memorandum of the name and place of abode of his shewer. and take it, together with a similar memorandum Of your own ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1841)
"A sycophant, or fig-shewer, might be originally applied to him, philosopher or not, ... that is, means etymologically, and ever must so mean, a fig shewer, ..."

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