Definition of Gristers
1. grister [n] - See also: grister
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gristers
Literary usage of Gristers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of Corn Milling by Richard Bennett (1900)
"... gristers, or burgesses bound to grind at the mills, had hitherto received, the action being brought by the Incorporation of ..."
2. Romantic Edinburgh by John Geddie (1900)
"Above the cauld and pool into which the radical weavers and gristers of the Dean flung their pikes and Lochaber axes when authority had got wind of the ..."
3. The Book of the Old Edinburgh Club by Old Edinburgh Club (1908)
"... the Magistrates of the neighbouring city were wont to come to keep order and to hold head courts which ' the Taxmen of the Myles, the gristers, ..."
4. Anent Old Edinburgh and Some of the Worthies who Walked Its Streets: With by Alison Hay Dunlop (1890)
"... was in favour by both gristers and millers, only there is good reason to suspect that the cohesion would be of but a temporary nature. ..."