Definition of Rousers

1. Noun. (plural of rouser) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rousers

1. rouser [n] - See also: rouser

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rousers

roupiest
roupily
rouping
roupit
roups
roupy
rousant
rouse
rouseabout
rouseabouts
roused
rouseite
rouser
rousers (current term)
rouses
rousing
rousingly
rousseaus
roussette
roust
roustabout
roustabouts
rousted
rouster
rousters
rousting
rousts
rout

Literary usage of Rousers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Diary of William Bentley: Pastor of the East Church, Salem, Massachusetts by William Bentley, Joseph Gilbert Waters, Marguerite Dalrymple, Alice G. Waters, Essex Institute (1907)
"... that he had on foot a charity for the poor of the Town of 2000 D. & several other rousers, he declined tho' he had before given every encouragement upon ..."

2. The Diary of William Bentley: Pastor of the East Church, Salem, Massachusetts by William Bentley, Joseph Gilbert Waters, Marguerite Dalrymple, Alice G. Waters, Essex Institute (1907)
"... that he had on foot a charity for the poor of the Town of 2000 D. & several other rousers, he declined tho' he had before given every encouragement upon ..."

3. The American Credo: A Contribution Toward the Interpretation of the National by George Jean Nathan, Henry Louis Mencken (1920)
"It is thus constantly liable to inflammation by adroit demagogues, or rabble-rousers, and inasmuch as these rabble-rousers are animated as a sole motive by ..."

4. Chemical Technology: Or, Chemistry, Applied to the Arts and to Manufactures by Friedrich Knapp, Edmund Ronalds, Thomas Richardson (1851)
"In the interior of the cylinders the rousers and brushing apparatus are placed, as well as the feeding drums. The sieves are rotated by means of the axle A ..."

5. A Systematic Handbook of Practical Brewing: Including a Full Description of by E. R. Southby (1885)
"rousers are made of many different forms, some of which are best adapted to be ... Of the hand rousers, the best consists of a small cask of about three ..."

6. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"Within an hour returned each hound, In rushed the rousers of the deer ; They howled in melancholy sound, Then closely ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Rousers on Dictionary.com!Search for Rousers on Thesaurus.com!Search for Rousers on Google!Search for Rousers on Wikipedia!

Search