Definition of Retainers

1. Noun. (plural of retainer) ¹



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Definition of Retainers

1. retainer [n] - See also: retainer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retainers

retailor
retailored
retailoring
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retails
retailtainment
retain
retainable
retainal
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retained placenta
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retakings
retaliate

Literary usage of Retainers

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1. Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from by John Campbell Campbell (1848)
"Now began his special retainers, by which he was taken to the assizes in all ... Some say that special retainers began with Erskine ; but I doubt the fact ..."

2. A Manual for Courts-martial, Courts of Inquiry and of Other Procedure Under by United States War Dept (1916)
"l • (e) All retainers to the camp and all persons accompanying or serving with the armies of the United States without the territorial jurisdiction of the ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"The retainers sat at a table which ran along the lower part of the hall. This part was not always in the cleanest and sweetest condition, ..."

4. Select Documents of English Constitutional History by George Burton Adams, Henry Morse Stephens (1906)
"An Act against Unlawful Retainers and Liveries (150}. 19 Henry VII. c. ... time made against such as make unlawful retainers, and such as be so retained, ..."

5. Select Documents of English Constitutional History by Henry Morse Stephens, Great Britain (1901)
"An Act against Unlawful Retainers and Liveries (15o}. 19 Henry VII. c. 14. 25. R. 658.) ''PHE king our sovereign lord calleth to his remembrance that -! ..."

6. Annals of the Reformation and Establishment of Religion, and Other Various by John Strype (1824)
"And that for the cause of retainers they may not be put out of the commission ofthe peace. My very good lord, ALTHOUGH I am very loath to leave the name of ..."

7. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1864)
"His authority was so incontestable, that an injury done even to one of his retainers was resented, as if it had been done to himself. ..."

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