Definition of Poachers

1. Noun. (plural of poacher) ¹



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Definition of Poachers

1. poacher [n] - See also: poacher

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poachers

po' boys
po'boy
po'boys
po-faced
po-po
poa
poaceous
poach
poachable
poachard
poached
poached egg
poached eggs
poacher
poacher turned gamekeeper
poachers (current term)
poachers turned gamekeepers
poaches
poachier
poachiest
poachiness
poaching
poachings
poachy
poaka
poakas
poake
poakes
poas
poast

Literary usage of Poachers

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1. The Punishment of Death: A Selection of Articles from the Morning Herald by Thomson Gale (Firm) (1837)
"... Case of two poachers convicted at Bury St. Edmunds, under the LANSDOWNE ACT, of shooting a Gamekeeper. In our Assize intelligence will be found to-day ..."

2. An Analytical Digest of the Cases Published in the New Series of the Law by Francis Towers Streeten, Henry John Hodgson (1852)
"... and they waited in a turnpike-road, expecting the poachers to come there, which they did, and an affray ensued between the gamekeepers and the poachers ..."

3. Roscoe's Digest of the Law of Evidence in Criminal Cases by Henry Roscoe (1888)
"One of the poachers exclaimed, "The first man that comes out, I'll be damn'd if I don't ... The poachers then ran away again followed by the prosecutor. ..."

4. Railways and Other Ways: Being Reminiscences of Canal and Railway Life by Myles Pennington (1894)
"GAME poachers. Some of the boatmen were noted poachers. The canal passed through several fine game preserves, and as the boat quietly glided along, ..."

5. The Punishment of Death: A Selection of Articles from the Morning Herald by Thomson Gale (Firm) (1837)
"... Case of two poachers convicted at Bury St. Edmunds, under the LANSDOWNE ACT, of shooting a Gamekeeper. In our Assize intelligence will be found to-day ..."

6. An Analytical Digest of the Cases Published in the New Series of the Law by Francis Towers Streeten, Henry John Hodgson (1852)
"... and they waited in a turnpike-road, expecting the poachers to come there, which they did, and an affray ensued between the gamekeepers and the poachers ..."

7. Roscoe's Digest of the Law of Evidence in Criminal Cases by Henry Roscoe (1888)
"One of the poachers exclaimed, "The first man that comes out, I'll be damn'd if I don't ... The poachers then ran away again followed by the prosecutor. ..."

8. Railways and Other Ways: Being Reminiscences of Canal and Railway Life by Myles Pennington (1894)
"GAME poachers. Some of the boatmen were noted poachers. The canal passed through several fine game preserves, and as the boat quietly glided along, ..."

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