Definition of Scourgers

1. Noun. (plural of scourger) ¹



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Definition of Scourgers

1. scourger [n] - See also: scourger

Lexicographical Neighbors of Scourgers

scouped
scouping
scoups
scour
scourable
scourage
scourages
scoured
scourer
scourer pad
scourer pads
scourers
scourge
scourged
scourger
scourgers
scourges
scourgest
scourgeth
scourging
scourie
scouries
scouring
scouring pad
scouring pads
scouring powder
scouring powders
scouring rush
scouring rushes
scourings

Literary usage of Scourgers

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

1. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1852)
"For many, many summers, and many dreary winters, I roared out against the blows of the scourgers sent by Dick Mulcahy-na- ..."

2. A Text-book of Church History by Johann Karl Ludwig Gieseler (1858)
"... by scourging and processions of scourgers;1 just as though the ordinary ecclesiastical means of expiation were insufficient for extraordinary cases. ..."

3. A Compendium of Ecclesiastical History by Johann Karl Ludwig Gieseler, Samuel Davidson, John Winstanley Hull (1853)
"... everywhere," ever 1 On the pilgrimages of Flagellants in Italy in the years 1334 and 1350 see Förstemann s. 54. On these scourgers, Cross-brethren, ..."

4. Pausanias' Description of Greece by Pausanias (1886)
"... but if the scourgers spare any young man at all in his flogging either on ... makes complaint of the scourgers and says it is so heavy owing to them. ..."

5. My Italian Year: Observations and Reflections in Italy During the Last Year by Joseph Collins (1919)
"The scourgers have faces of semi- imbeciles, which the artist not unlikely copied ... and who seems to be directing and urging the scourgers, has a Semitic ..."

6. The Parthenon Frieze, and Other Essays by Thomas Davidson (1882)
"This image, being small, is, under ordinary circumstances, light; but if at any time the scourgers deal too lightly with any youth, on account of his beauty ..."

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