Definition of Abhorrers
1. Noun. (plural of abhorrer#English abhorrer) ¹
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Definition of Abhorrers
1. abhorrer [n] - See also: abhorrer
Lexicographical Neighbors of Abhorrers
Literary usage of Abhorrers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"... are not alike abhorrers of images. In Oman, the Banians are allowed to fet up their images openly in their apartments. The Sunnites even appear to have ..."
2. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1845)
"... there arose the ^"^b- opposite factions of " Petitioners " and " abhorrers," — the horrors." former petitioning the King that parliament might be ..."
3. A Students History of England from the Earliest Times to the Death of Queen by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1907)
"For a time the two parties were known as Petitioners and abhorrers, names which were soon replaced by those of Whigs and Tories. These celebrated names were ..."
4. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the Revolution by David Hume (1858)
"Thus the nation came to be distinguished into petitioners and abhorrers. Factions indeed were at this time extremely animated against each other. ..."
5. The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society and by Charles Knight (1874)
"... to Scotland as General—Battle of Bothwell Bridge—Whig and Tory—York and Monmouth rivals for the Succession—Proclamation^against Petitions —abhorrers. ..."
6. A History of England and the British Empire by Arthur Donald Innes (1913)
"... and Petitioners and abhorrers, names very shortly to Tories. give piace to Whig and Tory—the former a title the prorogation, whereupon the rest of what ..."
7. The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by Baron John Campbell Campbell (1851)
"... there arose the opposite factions of " Petitioners" and " abhorrers,"—the former petitioning the King that parliament might be speedily assembled for ..."
8. A Dictionary of the Anonymous and Pseudonymous Literature of Great Britain by Samuel Halkett, John Laing (1883)
"... abhorrers, from the calumnies of a factious pen. By the author of the Parallel. [John ANDREWS, DD] London, ..."