Definition of Pismires

1. Noun. (plural of pismire) ¹



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Definition of Pismires

1. pismire [n] - See also: pismire

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pismires

pishers
pishes
pishing
pishoge
pishoges
pishogue
pishogues
pishu
pisiform
pisiform bone
pisiforms
pisketti
piskies
pisky
pismires (current term)
piso
pisohamate ligament
pisolite
pisolites
pisolith
pisoliths
pisolitic
pisometacarpal ligament
pisonia
pisonias
pisos
pisotriquetral joint
pisounciform ligament

Literary usage of Pismires

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1. The Travels of Sir John Mandeville: The Version of the Cotton Manuscript in by John Mandeville, Willem van Ruysbroeck, Odorico (1905)
"CHAPTER XXXIII Of the Hills of Gold that pismires keep. And of the four Floods that come from Paradise Terrestrial TOWARD the east part of ..."

2. The Family Receipt Book: Containing Eight Hundred Valuable Receipts in by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1819)
"To prevent the increase of pismires in Grass- Lands newly laid down. Make a strong decoction of walnut-tree leaves, and after opening several of the ..."

3. The Whole Works of John Bunyan by John Bunyan, George Offor (1862)
"But, sluggard, is it not a shame for thee To be outdone by pismires ? Pi^ythee hear : Their works, too, will thy condemnation be When at the judgment-seat ..."

4. Hydriotaphia, Urne-buriall: Urne-buriall, Or a Discourse of the Sepulchrall by Thomas Browne, Bruce Rogers (1907)
"... Cranes, the Sepulchral Cells of pismires and practice of Bees; which civil society carrieth out their dead, and hath exequies, if not interments. ..."

5. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1852)
"And after that, they flee away in all haste that they may, ere the pismires come out of the earth. And in other times when it is not so hot, ..."

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