Definition of Lanners

1. Noun. (plural of lanner) ¹



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Definition of Lanners

1. lanner [n] - See also: lanner

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lanners

lankiest
lankily
lankiness
lankinesses
lanking
lankly
lankness
lanknesses
lanks
lanky
lanmuchangite
lanner
lanner falcon
lanneret
lannerets
lanners (current term)
lannet
lannets
lannonite
lanolin
lanoline
lanolines
lanolins
lanose
lanosities
lanosity
lanostane
lanostanes
lanosterol
lanosterol 14 alpha-demethylase

Literary usage of Lanners

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

1. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"In Scotland the lady-bird is called the " Lady lanners," and the following rhyme using that name is said to be peculiar to the county of Lanark: Lady, ..."

2. The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or, The Country Gentleman's Companion, in All ...Sports (1735)
"The lanners are known by three tokens following: 2. ... There is a fort olI lanners which eyrie in the Alps, having their heads white and flat aloft, ..."

3. The Gentleman's Recreation: In Four Parts, Viz. Hunting, Hawking, Fowling by Nicholas Cox, John Manwood (1721)
"They are nfft very choice in their Food, and Can better away with erofs Victuals than any other Mew'd lanners are hardly known from the Soar-hawks (and fo ..."

4. Transactions by Thomas Southwell, Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society (1894)
"The young lanners thus obtained present two very distinct types of plumage, the majority more or less resembling on the upper parts young Peregrines, ..."

5. A Handy Book of Curious Information: Comprising Strange Happenings in the by William Shepard Walsh (1913)
"In Scotland the lady-bird is called the " Lady lanners,'' and the following rhyme using that name is ... the county of Lanark: Lady, Lady lanners, Lady, ..."

6. The Art and Practice of Hawking by Edward Blair Michell (1900)
"... and the lanners which excel at this fetch a price equivalent to £50 or £60. The Arabs also fly the lanner at sand-grouse and francolin. ..."

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