Definition of Delvers

1. Noun. (plural of delver) ¹



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Definition of Delvers

1. delver [n] - See also: delver

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Delvers

delusively
delusiveness
delusivenesses
delusory
deluster
delustered
delustering
delusters
delustre
deluxe
delvauxite
delvauxites
delve
delved
delver
delvers (current term)
delves
delving
delysid
delysids
demagnetisation
demagnetisations
demagnetise
demagnetised
demagnetises
demagnetising
demagnetization
demagnetizations
demagnetize
demagnetized

Literary usage of Delvers

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1. British Farmer's Magazine (1863)
"STEAM DIGGERS AND delvers. That spade husbandry as practised by gardeners is a superior system of cultivating laiul to ploughing with horses as now followed ..."

2. The Memoirs of Paul Kruger: Four Times President of the South African Republic by Paul Kruger (1902)
"In order to assist the new population as much as possible in their difficulties, a new committee was established, known as the " delvers" or Mining ..."

3. Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel Manufacturers edited by Sholto Percy, Perry Fairfax Nursey (1843)
"From what has been stated, it will be readily understood that, previous to the setting of this machine to work, the delvers and crushers can be fixed so as ..."

4. The philology of the English tongue by John Earle (1880)
"In Piers Plowman we have the dykers and delvers doing a bad day's work, and singing scraps of French songs for pastime:— Dykers and delvers that don here ..."

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