Definition of Tryers
1. tryer [n] - See also: tryer
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tryers
try one's hand
try one's luck
try out one's own chops
tryers (current term)
Literary usage of Tryers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"Among Cromwell's " tryers," appointed to pass upon the qualifications of candidates for the pulpits of endowed churches were Henry Jessey, Daniel Dyke, ..."
2. The Parliament and Councils of England, Chronologically Arranged: From the by Charles Henry Parry (1839)
"William, Archbishop of Canterbury, Chancellor, opens the Session in the Painted Chamber, Receivers and tryers are appointed ..."
3. The Early English Baptists by Benjamin Evans (1864)
"The Baptists, as a body, appear to have had no sympathy with the tryers. Against their appointment and their work, many of them from various parts of the ..."
4. A Summary of the History of the English Church and of the Sects which Have by Johnson Grant (1814)
"VIIL Independents favoured : tryers of Candidates for Orders.—IX. Lay Commissioners.—X. Encouragement of Episcopalians.—XI. Amicable Associations among the ..."
5. The Practice & Procedure of the House of Lords: In English, Scotch & Irish by Charles Marsh Denison, Charles Henderson Scott (1879)
"Varying in number from about seven to twenty-two, of whom five or six formed a quorum, the tryers consisted of bishops, abbots, priors, carls, barons, ..."
6. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1862)
"We have for each archdeaconry eight clerks and eight lay members to act as tryers, till others are appointed by the synod. The office of the Church Advocate ..."