Definition of Avoyers

1. Noun. (plural of avoyer) ¹



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Definition of Avoyers

1. avoyer [n] - See also: avoyer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Avoyers

avowed
avowed(a)
avowedly
avowedness
avowee
avowees
avower
avowers
avowing
avowries
avowry
avows
avowtries
avowtry
avoyer
avoyers (current term)
avulse
avulsed
avulsed wound
avulses
avulsing
avulsion
avulsion fracture
avulsions
avulsive
avulsive cutoff
avuncular
avuncularities
avuncularity
avuncularly

Literary usage of Avoyers

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1. Political Philosophy by Henry Brougham Brougham and Vaux, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) (1861)
"... —avoyers—Constitution of 1803—of 1816—Self-Election—Oligarchy. 4. GENEVA—Early History—Mixed Aristocracy—Parties—Great Council—Senate —Revolution of ..."

2. The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: With a Life by John Adams, Charles Francis Adams (1865)
"The two avoyers are elected by the plurality of suffrages of all the citizens. ... Un senat, des avoyers, des officers, des huissiers, des orateurs, ..."

3. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1809)
"... who enjoy the right of appointing the avoyers, from certain candidates ... the two avoyers, the Chancellor, the Grand Sautier, the Senate or little ..."

4. A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America by John Adams (1797)
"There is an annual meeting of the whole body of the citizens, in which the avoyers and banneret are confirmed in their places: the ..."

5. Democracy in Europe: A History by Thomas Erskine May (1880)
"Two avoyers were elected for life : of whom one only exercised the functions of the ... It comprised the avoyers, the senators, and officers of State, ..."

6. Memoir and Correspondence of the Late Sir James Edward Smith by James Edward Smith (1832)
"Le seul honneur qu'on a fait à Haller après sa mort à Berne, fut celui de placer son portrait dans la galérie où sont nos avoyers, entre les deux ..."

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