Definition of Purveyors

1. Noun. (plural of purveyor) ¹



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Definition of Purveyors

1. purveyor [n] - See also: purveyor

Lexicographical Neighbors of Purveyors

purulences
purulencies
purulency
purulent
purulent bronchitis
purulent pleurisy
purulently
purum
purvalanol
purvey
purveyance
purveyances
purveyed
purveying
purveyor
purveyors
purveyour
purveys
purview
purviews
purvue
pus
puses
push
push-back
push-backs
push-bike
push-bikes

Literary usage of Purveyors

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

1. History of the Viceroys of Ireland: With Notices of the Castle of Dublin and by John Thomas Gilbert (1865)
"The Purveyors were likewise licensed to impress horses, steers, ... The payment made by the Purveyors was at the reduced rate styled the " King's price," ..."

2. A Manual for the Medical Officers of the United States Army by Charles Ravenscroft Greenleaf (1864)
"MEDICAL Purveyors are charged, " under the direction of the ... Medical Purveyors and Storekeepers shall give bonds in such sums as the Secretary of War may ..."

3. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1889)
"money ; and a singular document of 3 Edward II, relative to a contest between the king's purveyors and the secular clergy of ..."

4. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1875)
"... insist is that in those instances the purveyors of milk had contracted explicitly to supply mille of at least ordinary richness. ..."

5. The Ancient Régime by Hippolyte Taine (1876)
"The tone of servants and purveyors.—Pleasure-seeking, universal.—IV. The charm of this life. — Good-breeding in the l8th Century. ..."

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