Definition of Queller

1. n. A killer; as, Jack the Giant Queller.



Definition of Queller

1. Noun. A killer; as, Jack the Giant Queller. ¹

2. Noun. One who quells; one who overpowers or subdues. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Queller

1. one that quells [n -S] - See also: quells

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Queller

queests
quegh
queghs
queint
queitite
quelch
quelched
quelches
quelching
quelea
queleas
quell
quellable
quelled
quellenforschung
queller (current term)
quellers
quelling
quellio
quellios
quells
quellung
queme
quemed
quemely
quemes
quemful
queming

Literary usage of Queller

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1. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1871)
"MATTHIAS THE GHOST queller. " DID you ever hear of such a thing as the ghost of a living person ?" inquired Maximilian. " Well," replied Laurence, " I have ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"Hence Jack the giant- queller was once used instead of the more modern giant-killer; and manque! 1er meant formerly a murderer. QUERN-LIKE, mill. ..."

3. Senescence, the Last Half of Life by Granville Stanley Hall (1922)
"... Death- Depopulation by the next war—The evolutionary nisus and death as its queller—Death symbolism as pervasive as that of sex—Flirtations of youthful ..."

4. The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins by John Milton, Edward Young, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, William Collins (1832)
"Hail, Son of the Most High, heir of both worlds, queller of Satan ! on thy glorious work, Now enter, and begin to save mankind." Thus they the Son of God, ..."

5. Going to Markets and Grammar Schools: Being a Series of Autobiographical by George Griffith (1893)
"But these tricksy sprites found their match in the vicar of Talland for the time being, a noted devil-queller, and layer of gnomes, known far and wide as ..."

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