Definition of Leisler

1. a small black bat [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leisler

leishmania major
leishmania mexicana
leishmania tropica
leishmaniasis americana
leishmaniasis recidivans
leishmaniasis tegumentaria diffusa
leishmanin test
leisler (current term)
leisure activities
leisure center
leisure time
leisure wear

Literary usage of Leisler

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"Their leader was Jacob leisler, a German brewer, who also had a personal ... Nicholson fled, and leisler might not unreasonably be supposed to have stepped ..."

2. English Colonies in America by John Andrew Doyle (1907)
"Their detention seems to have convinced leisler that the Governor was in ... If they did so they should be pardoned, excepting only leisler and those who ..."

3. The History of the United States of America by Richard Hildreth (1877)
"leisler, in fact, received no notice of his appointment till Captain In- 1691. ... But, as he could show no authority from Sloughter, leisler declined to ..."

4. The Memorial History of the City of New York: From Its First Settlement to by James Grant Wilson (1892)
"leisler was not there, but it was in vain. The soldiers rushed to the fort; and there, after much debate, leisler drew up a paper which the officers signed. ..."

5. A Short Treatise on the Application of Steam: Whereby is Clearly Shewn, from by James Rumsey (1850)
"Treat, ib, Gov. of Maryland to leisler, 140; leisler to Major Walley, 142 ; Milborne to leisler 144; Gov. Bradstreet to leisler, 146; ..."

6. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"leisler refused to pay it, taking the ground that Matthew Plowman, collector of the port, was a Roman Catholic, and that since , , , ., King James's flight ..."

7. History of the State of New York by John Romeyn Brodhead (1871)
"Stoll returns from London with bad News for leisler, 618 ; Address of the principal Inhabitants of New York to William, and Mary, 619 ; leisler assaulted ..."

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