Definition of Stiflers
1. Noun. (plural of stifler) ¹
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Definition of Stiflers
1. stifler [n] - See also: stifler
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Literary usage of Stiflers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American Practitioner and News (1898)
"the latter Mrs. King suggests the picturesque name of " stiflers." She assures us that Dr. Lauder Brunton and others state that most deaths occur under ..."
2. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1894)
"We have to consider who are the stifled people and who the stiflers, before we can be sure of our ground. The only point in this connection on which ..."
3. The Cambridge Medieval History by John Bagnell Bury, James Pounder Whitney (1913)
"... situated in the grass steppe by the Black and Caspian Seas, the domain of the mounted nomads, the arch-enemies and stiflers of all growing civilisation. ..."
4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1922)
"The third expert strafes the critics — poor, prejudiced, ignorant, blind stiflers of artistic impulses. The fourth damns the actors. Why don't they act, ..."
5. The Nineteenth Century (1898)
"... for the sake of brevity, we may call the School of stiflers, than any articles, however eloquent, in the medical papers, written by any medical men, ..."
6. The Life of William Wilberforce by Robert Isaac Wilberforce, Samuel Wilberforce (1838)
"... have actually engaged some English ships to carry over troops and stores to St. Domingo; whether to serve also as stiflers and drowners I know not. ..."
7. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1858)
"... than the opinions of the stiflers of debate, who made such an exhibition of unchristian character as was made at the church in Lafayette Place, ..."
8. Turkish Literature; Comprising Fables, Belles-lettres and Sacred Traditions by Epiphanius Wilson (1901)
"... rose in wrath and was about to hew the girl in pieces, when she said, ' O caliph, God most high saith in his glorious Word, " And the stiflers of wrath. ..."