Definition of Huers
1. huer [n] - See also: huer
Lexicographical Neighbors of Huers
hue and cry
huers (current term)
Literary usage of Huers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...by William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1819)
"Dr. Von Troil enumerates many separate huers and fountains, which he visited in different parts of the island; amongst those the valley of Reyk- holts ..."
2. Days in Cornwall by Charles Lewis Hind (1907)
"It was the house where the huers (Fr. "to shout") watch the sea throughout the autumn in the hope of sighting the shoals of pilchards that may wander into ..."
3. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1860)
"First, then, there are the "huers," whose office it is to keep watch from the ... There are about two hundred men. seiners and huers, who are pa ii •weekly ..."