Definition of Chafers
1. chafer [n] - See also: chafer
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chafers
Literary usage of Chafers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Marriage, Baptismal, and Burial Registers of the Collegiate Church Or by Joseph Lemuel Chester (1876)
"20 Captain Witham :l [chafers']. NOT. 28 Mr. Roger Nightingale, one of the Gentlemen of his Majesty's Chapel Royal, and Confessor of his Majesty's Household ..."
2. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"They eat all kinds of caterpillars, lice, flies, beetles, chafers and similar insects, mulberries, strawberries, cherries and other small fruits in season, ..."
3. The Forgotten Isles: Impressions of Travel in the Balearic Isles, Corsica by Gaston Vuillier (1896)
"The chafers of the Angelus. — The Musical Cobblers. ancient town of Al- 1. cudia, on the bay of the same name, lies on the slope of a hill about two miles ..."
4. Annual Register (1805)
"... extirpate the grubs of oak- webs, or cock-chafers — — — . ibid. O» restoring to life persons drowned, or in any other manner suffocated 100 ANTIQUITIES. ..."