Definition of Piercers

1. Noun. (plural of piercer) ¹



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Definition of Piercers

1. piercer [n] - See also: piercer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piercers

pier arch
pier mirror
pier table
pierage
pierages
pierc't
pierce
pierceable
pierced
piercee
piercees
piercel
piercels
piercer
piercers (current term)
pierces
piercing
piercingly
piercingness
piercings
pierhead line
pierheads
pierid
pierides
pieridine

Literary usage of Piercers

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1. A Treatise on some of the insects injurious to vegetation by Thaddeus William Harris (1880)
"NGERS AND piercers. — HARITS OF SOME OF THE HYMENOPTERA. ... Hence the insects of this order may be divided into two groups, Stingers and piercers. ..."

2. Dr. Chase's Family Physician, Farrier, Bee-keeper, and Second Receipt Book by Alvin Wood Chase (1874)
"There are four barbs on the outside of each piercer; when the Bee is prepared to sting, ono of these piercers having its point a little longer than the ..."

3. The Lake Dwellings of Switzerland and Other Parts of Europe by Ferdinand Keller (1878)
"89.—17. Flint knife, p. 89.—18, 19, 20. Bone chisels, p. 89.—21 to 25. Bone awls or piercers, p. 89.—20. Barbed harpoon of stag's horn, p. 89. PL. XXI. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The threads catch into hooked needles and arc drawn through holes made by piercers set to a certain distance; a shuttle like that used in an ordinary ..."

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