Definition of Avoyer

1. n. A chief magistrate of a free imperial city or canton of Switzerland.



Definition of Avoyer

1. Noun. (obsolete) A chief magistrate of a free imperial city or canton of Switzerland. ¹

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Definition of Avoyer

1. a chief magistrate [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Avoyer

avowants
avowed
avowed(a)
avowedly
avowedness
avowee
avowees
avower
avowers
avowing
avowries
avowry
avows
avowtries
avowtry
avoyer (current term)
avoyers
avulse
avulsed
avulsed wound
avulses
avulsing
avulsion
avulsion fracture
avulsions
avulsive
avulsive cutoff
avuncular
avuncularities
avuncularity

Literary usage of Avoyer

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1. Memoirs and Correspondence of Viscount Castlereagh, Second Marquess of by Robert Stewart Castlereagh (1853)
"Mr. Stratford Canning to M. Watteville, avoyer of Berne. Copy. Zuric, le 6 Octobre, 1814. Monsieur l'avoyer—Lo Ministre d'Autriche, M. le Baron do Schraut, ..."

2. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1809)
"When the ceremony is concluded, the reigning avoyer, at the head of the Senate, panes through a double line of troops under arms to the ..."

3. Supplementary Despatches and Memoranda of Field Marshal Arthur, Duke of by Arthur Richard Wellesley Wellington (1861)
"MONSIEUR L'avoyer, Le 8 Janvier, 1814. La lettre dont Votre Excellence m'a ... Les sentiments exprimes par M. 1'avoyer no pouvoient etro qu'agreables au ..."

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