Definition of Providor
1. purveyor [n -S] - See also: purveyor
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Providor
Literary usage of Providor
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1898)
"The providor had already returned with his fresh stores, and Bundy's tin hat was popped into its case, and he walking the deck of the packet denuded of ..."
2. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"We felt for the captain—the most good- humoured, active, careful, ready of captains—a filial, a fraternal regard ; for the providor, who provided for us ..."
3. Hakluytus Posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"... (or providor) of the Jesuites, with a great summe of money that was gathered for them that are of his Order; and hee being seized upon, the money was ..."
4. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1905)
"... (or providor) of the Jésuites, with a great summe of money that was gathered for them that are of his Order ; and hee being seized upon, the money was ..."
5. The Wits and Beaux of Society by A. T. Thomson, Philip Wharton (1871)
"Early in the century, Estcourt, the actor, was made providor to this club, and wore a golden gridiron as a badge of office, and is thus alluded to in Dr. ..."