Definition of Butlers
1. Noun. (plural of butler) ¹
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Definition of Butlers
1. butler [n] - See also: butler
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Literary usage of Butlers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"That to enable the butlers to obtain supplies for the plantation from the complainants, ... Roach, together with the butlers, executed two promissory notes, ..."
2. History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century by William Randolph Hearst (1851)
"SUICIDES OF butlers. Tragedy will break in upon one's dinner- table in spite of us. Mr. Wakley tells us that suicide is rife among butlers! ..."
3. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1881)
"... held a meeting in Kerry, and determined to use the opportunity of the quarrel between the butlers and the English for a common rising to save themselves ..."
4. Ireland Under the Tudors: With a Succinct Account of the Earlier History by Richard Bagwell (1885)
"_/ thought Ormonde hated Grey worse than he had hated Kildare. ; i , \y The butlers complained that the Lord Deputy systematically slighted their party and ..."
5. History of England from the fall of Wolsey (to the defeat of the Spanish by James Anthony Froude (1866)
"The butlers during the same time accounted for four hundred. Forty or fifty petty chiefs had been hanged, and as many castles blown up. ..."
6. The Literary Diary of Ezra Stiles: Ed. Under the Authority of the by Ezra Stiles (1901)
"I appointed Catlin 1 butlers Waiter to Mr. Baldwin, Butler. Examined & admitted Masters into the Soph. Class. Also examined Bull for Fresh. ..."
7. Journal by Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (1887)
"THE butlers, LORDS ... from before the days of King Edward II., and was descended from the butlers of Ormonde, Earls of Carrick. On 12th May, 1629, ..."