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Definition of Discarder
1. [n -S]
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Literary usage of Discarder
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Trial of Theodore Parker: For the "misdemeanor" of a Speech in Faneuil by Theodore Parker (1855)
"... where an oppressive government has appointed some discarder of all Higher Law for its servant in crushing the People. Come therefore to the next point. ..."
2. Whist of To-day: In Two Parts. Part 1.--For the Beginner ... Part 2.--For by Milton Cooper Work (1896)
"When the partner is leading trumps, the suit that the discarder wants led may be positively marked by discarding once ..."
3. Auction Bridge Explained in a Simple, Practical Way by Elsie Holzman (1922)
"If a seven or a higher card is discarded, the discarder is showing strength in that ... If a discarder has the opportunity of sloughing (discarding) twice, ..."
4. Auction--all Values, Bridge and Dummy Play by John Blanchard Gleason (1912)
"The declarer now leads five rounds of clubs and it is expected that you as a weak discarder will throw away these spades. This is the last thing that you ..."
5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"... and a discarder of the common ties of humanity. His late biographers have defended him stoutly, declaring his memory to have been maligned. ..."
6. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1897)
"She heard it said of him, that the courted discarder of the sex, hitherto a mere politician, was wonderfully humanized. Lady Pennon fell to talking of him ..."