Definition of Maltreaters
1. maltreater [n] - See also: maltreater
Lexicographical Neighbors of Maltreaters
Literary usage of Maltreaters
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Some Contemporary Poets (1920) by Harold Monro, Thomas Sturge Moore (1920)
"... but, by implacable necessity, they become passively or actively, here or there, enemies and maltreaters of poetry, who resist and persecute her best. ..."
2. Mediaeval Spanish Allegory by Chandler Rathfon Post (1915)
"... for calumniators and maltreaters of women, whither, in a vision, the author is guided by Mercury and instructed in much the same way as in the Infierno ..."
3. The History of the London Missionary Society, 1795-1895 by Richard Lovett (1899)
"... and violence to the two wives of the teachers was prevented only by firing a small cannon from the ship, and thus frightening away their maltreaters. ..."
4. Campaign of the Falieri and Piraeus in the Year 1827, Or, Journal of a by Thomas Douglas Whitcombe, Charles William James Eliot (1992)
"... maltreaters had mistaken me for a Turkish spy. After this introductory warning, in which, though severely battered, I esteemed myself lucky in escaping ..."
5. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Psalms by Charles Augustus Briggs, Emilie Grace Briggs (1906)
"(Many) dogs encompass me, An assembly of maltreaters enclose me; They dig into my hands and my feet. I count all my bones; While they look, they stare upon ..."
6. A History of the Holy Eastern Church by John Mason Neale (1847)
"The King of Portugal received him with the greatest joy, threw his maltreaters into prison, and only released them on his intercession. u-" cen the *n thc ..."