Definition of Drifters

1. Noun. (plural of drifter) ¹



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Definition of Drifters

1. drifter [n] - See also: drifter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drifters

drift movements
drift net
drift off
drift pumping
drift space
drift spaces
drift surface
drift velocity
drift wave
driftage
driftages
driftbolt
driftbolts
drifted
drifter
drifters (current term)
driftfish
driftier
driftiest
drifting
drifting(a)
driftingly
driftless
driftnet
driftnets
driftnetted
driftnetting
driftpin
driftpins
drifts

Literary usage of Drifters

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1. The Dover Patrol 1915-1917 by Reginald Bacon (1919)
"... Early history of the drifters—Description of drift-nets to catch submarines— Difficulties encountered—Use of mine-nets—The Zeebrugge Zareba—The Ostend ..."

2. Selected Articles on Unemployment (1915)
"November 1, 1913 The drifters: Unemployment Problem of the Southwest. Leon Stern Eight relief organizations in Texas, six in lower California, ..."

3. The Sea-fishing Industry of England and Wales: A Popular Account of the Sea by Frederick George Aflalo (1904)
"... Shell-fisheries—Yarmouth deserted by Trawlers—Sale of the 'Short Blue' Fleet—The Shrimp- trawler—Steam-drifters—Lowestoft and the Great Eastern Railway ..."

4. Holidays in Tyrol by Walter White (1876)
"A Mystery.—Pontet.—On Foot.—Mule Path.—A Carrier, Bovaro.—Cliffs and Gorges.—Deep-down Log-drifters.—Monte Coppolo.—Canal San Bovo.—Logs and Life.—Ecstasy. ..."

5. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature by London International Fisheries Exhibition (1884)
"The question of Seiners versus drifters is akin to the drifters v. question of drifters versus Trawlers, which is agitating the minds of the fishing ..."

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