Definition of Syvers
1. syver [n] - See also: syver
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Literary usage of Syvers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cases Decided in the Court of Session, Court of Justiciary, and House of Lords by Scotland Court of Session, Scotland High Court of Justiciary, Scotland Parliament. House of Lords (1898)
"The respondents adduced evidence to the effect that the only water which could come into the open syvers was rain water from the roof's of the houses, ..."
2. History of the University of Edinburgh: From Its Foundation by Andrew Dalzel, Cosmo Innes (1862)
"... showing that he had been at considerable charges in putting the garden in good order, and in laying two new syvers for draining of the ground that was ..."
3. Old Glasgow: The Place and the People. From the Roman Occupation to the by Andrew Macgeorge (1888)
"Towards the end of the seventeenth century, however, the work of sanitary reform was progressing, and not only were the " syvers " ordered to be kept clear, ..."