Definition of Branchers

1. Noun. (plural of brancher) ¹

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Definition of Branchers

1. brancher [n] - See also: brancher

Lexicographical Neighbors of Branchers

branch to trigeminal ganglion
branch water
branched-chain fatty-acid-kinase
branched-chain fatty acid synthetase
branched calculus
branched chain
branched chain acyl-CoA oxidase
branched chain ketoaciduria
branched chain ketonuria
brancher deficiency glycogenosis
brancher glycogen storage disease
branches of government
branches of segmental bronchi
branchial apparatus
branchial arch
branchial arches
branchial cartilages
branchial cleft
branchial cleft cyst
branchial clefts

Literary usage of Branchers

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

1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1876)
"And so the daily round of labour goes on until the young birds are " branchers," and the branchers have flown. sionally, their general disposition is more ..."

2. The Moor and the Loch: Containing Minute Instructions in All Highland Sports by John Colquhoun (1884)
"From the time they emerge from the wicker nursery, and are promoted to the schoolroom as " branchers," the system of rook instruction begins. ..."

3. The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and ...Sports (1800)
"... are called branchers ; but when ... The branchers of hawks are alfo called ramage-fal- cons ..."

4. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1864)
"... become branchers ? and every one knows that the boldest branchers being clearest from the nest fall most frequently to the rook-shooter's gun. ..."

5. An Only Son by William Kennedy (1832)
"... shot several in succession, as an expert marksman would bring down the branchers in a rookery. He was crushed at last beneath a charge of cavalry, ..."

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