Definition of Clavigers

1. claviger [n] - See also: claviger



Lexicographical Neighbors of Clavigers

clavicular facet
clavicular notch of sternum
clavicular part of pectoralis major muscle
clavicular percussion
claviculus
clavie
clavier
clavierist
clavieristic
clavierists
claviers
clavies
claviform
claviger
clavigerous
clavigers (current term)
clavinet
clavinets
clavipectoral fascia
clavis
clavula
clavulae
clavulanate
clavulanates
clavulanic
clavulanic acid
clavulanic acids
clavulas
clavule
clavules

Literary usage of Clavigers

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

1. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"Many of the $ s died, and the clavigers ate those too I kept introducing more % s and ... No clavigers died, and the 2 s lived till August 30th. ..."

2. Cathedralia: A Constitutional History of Cathedrals of the Western Church by Mackenzie Edward Charles Walcott (1865)
"At Rouen the clavigers were canons, keepers of the chapter seal and chest. ... The clavigers of the new foundation are the dean, vice-dean, and treasurer. ..."

3. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1885)
"These officers, four in number, were originally known as "clavigers" ... are found at Norwich, a "Claviger" at Orford, and " clavigers" at Ipswich. ..."

4. The History of the European Fauna by Robert Francis Scharff (1899)
"Though none of the clavigers can be claimed as Oriental migrants, the centre of distribution of the genera belonging to the ..."

5. The Dawn of Reason: Or, Mental Traits in the Lower Animals by James Weir (1899)
"Several little clavigers could be seen running here and there and everywhere ... The clavigers are not the only pets in a formicary ; several other species ..."

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