Definition of Terriers
1. Noun. (plural of terrier) ¹
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Definition of Terriers
1. terrier [n] - See also: terrier
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Literary usage of Terriers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Practical Treatise of the Law of Evidence by Thomas Starkie, George Morley Dowdeswell, John George Malcolm, George Sharswood (1876)
"Ecclesiastical terriers, which contain a detail of the temporal ... terriers are admissible not only in suits between landowners on one side and the parson ..."
2. A Practical Treatise on the Law of Tithes by John Mirehouse (1822)
"(') Ecclesias- Ecclesiastical terriers are surveys of the tica terriers. temporal ... (5) When brought from these repositories, terriers are of the highest ..."
3. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence by Samuel March Phillipps, Andrew Amos (1838)
"The principle, on which terriers appear to be receivable in evidence, ... (2) It seems that a modus cannot be established by evidence of terriers alone, ..."
4. Proceedings by Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and Natural History (1903)
"This injunction does not fix the frequency with which the terriers were to be ... It is evident by the existence of early terriers in the keeping of the ..."
5. A Compendium of the Law of Evidence by Thomas Peake (1822)
"terriers. 1 Repertorium Canonicum, Append. 13. ' Atkins t. ... The ecclesiastical terriers are surveys made by virtue of the 87th canon, and are thereby ..."
6. A History and Description of the Modern Dogs of Great Britain and Ireland by Rawdon Briggs Lee (1894)
"and perhaps the Scotch and Irish terriers (though I fancy that both these varieties are actually much older as such than they are usually given credit for) ..."
7. The Law of Boundaries & Fences in Relation to the Sea-shore and Sea-bed by Arthur Joseph Hunt (1904)
"F• Value of ecclesiastical terriers, etc• —Ecclesiastical terriers, containing a detail of the ... And, generally, all old terriers or surveys of a manor, ..."
8. The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and ...Sports (1800)
"... is when flic lifts up her wings. your old terriers, and enter them in the ground; and when they begin to bay, hold everyone or your ..."