Definition of Portier
1. porty [adj] - See also: porty
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Literary usage of Portier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"... at public auction, on November 8, 1813, to Michel Fortier and Omer portier, for $120000, by authority, as she asserted,of an order of the probate court. ..."
2. The Catholic School System in the United States: Its Principles, Origin, and by James Aloysius Burns (1908)
"Michael portier, who was appointed vicar- apostolic of the newly created vicariate of Alabama and the Floridas in 1826, was a native of France, ..."
3. A Tramp Abroad by Mark Twain (1906)
"APPENDIX Nothing gives such weight and dignity to a book as an Appendix. THE portier Herodotus. OMAR KHAYAM, the poet-prophet of Persia, ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Bishop portier (Spalding's "Life of Bishop Klaget"), says that he was translated to the See of Tarrazona. The See of New Orleans remained vacant many years ..."
5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Michael portier, titular Bishop of Oliensis and Vicar Apostolic of Alabama and .the two Floridas, the consecration taking place 5 Nov., 1826. ..."