Definition of Skryers

1. skryer [n] - See also: skryer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skryers

skrimp
skrimped
skrimping
skrimps
skrite
skronk
skronked
skronking
skronky
skrump
skrumped
skrumping
skrumps
skry
skryer
skryers (current term)
skrying
skua
skuas
skud
skudded
skuddin
skudler
skudlers
skuds
skug
skugged
skuggery
skugging
skugry

Literary usage of Skryers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Yale Studies in English edited by Albert Stanburrough Cook, Yale university New Haven (1903)
"Lilly seems to identify the spirits seen by ' speculators ' (skryers) in their crystals with the fairies, tho he mentions among the names of the spirits so ..."

2. Narrative of the Days of the Reformation: Chiefly from the Manuscripts of by John Gough Nichols, John Foxe (1859)
"... of Goldstone besides Yarmouth, [and] a woman besides Stoke Clare, whose name [he] knoweth not, are skryers of the glasse. Conjurors. ..."

3. Narrative of the Days of the Reformation: Chiefly from the Manuscripts of by John Gough Nichols, John Foxe (1859)
"... of Goldstone besides Yarmouth, [aud] a woman besides Stoke Clare, whose name [he] knoweth not, are skryers of the glasse. Conjurors. ..."

4. Lives of Twelve Bad Men: Original Studies of Eminent Scoundrels by Various by Thomas Seccombe (1894)
"He had already employed several skryers, or seers, with varying degrees of ill-success, and the last, whose name, Barnabas Saul, should have been a ..."

5. Witch, Warlock, and Magician: Historical Sketches of Magic and Witchcraft in by William Henry Davenport Adams (1889)
"He still continued his researches into supernatural mysteries, employing several persons in succession as ' skryers ' ; but he found no one so fertile in ..."

6. Witch, Warlock, and Magician: Historical Sketches of Magic and Witchcraft in by William Henry Davenport Adams (1889)
"He still continued his researches into supernatural mysteries, employing several persons in succession as ' skryers '; but he found no one so fertile in ..."

7. Witch, Warlock, and Magician: Historical Sketches of Magic and Witchcraft in by William Henry Davenport Adams (1889)
"He still continued his researches into supernatural mysteries, employing several persons in succession as ' skryers '; but he found no one so fertile in ..."

8. Narratives of Sorcery and Magic, from the Most Authentic Sources by Thomas Wright (1852)
"After the loss of Kelly, Dee obtained other " skryers," and continued his " actions," with the spirits to the time of his death ; though their revelations ..."

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