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Definition of Beckoner
1. one that beckons [n -S] - See also: beckons
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Literary usage of Beckoner
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Songs of the Average Man by Sam Walter Foss (1907)
"Let me go where my beckoner bids me to stray — I will travel no path and no road for a day; I will leave, too, the highways thrown up for the mind — Where ..."
2. Union Pacific Employes' Magazine by Union Pacific Railway Company, J. N. Corbin (1891)
"This ever-receding horizon is we deem are improvements, but let us the world's beckoner forward; this be patient with those who cannot ever-ascending zenith ..."
3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1891)
"Our newly revised price-list for the old reliable and improved "Leary'g Ready beckoner" is now ready. During the last twenty years more than 5011,000 of ..."
4. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"... but where thou wast, Sweet beckoner, more fleet than wind II haunt the pine-dark solitudes, With soft brown silence carpeted, And plot to snare thee in ..."