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Lander   Listen
noun
Lander  n.  
1.
One who lands, or makes a landing. "The lander in a lonely isle."
2.
(Mining) A person who waits at the mouth of the shaft to receive the kibble of ore.






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"Lander" Quotes from Famous Books



... Found the steerage passengers very respectable poor people from Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire, Cheshire, Westmoreland and Yorkshire, some with a pretty good property which they found regularly diminishing. A theological debate with Mr. Hamilton. Read part of Lander's[3] "Travels ...
— A Journey to America in 1834 • Robert Heywood

... the birthplace of the brothers Richard and John Lander, the explorers; Bode, a painter of some merit; and Richard Polwhele, the ...
— The Cornish Riviera • Sidney Heath

... mound, The warworn veterans gathered round, And spake of Lyon and of Lander, And others ranked as high, Recalling each his old commander, One not afraid ...
— Poems - Vol. IV • Hattie Howard

... and is so used to my ways, that it would be inconvenient to me; but when I come to Ireland, I will discharge him.(14) Sir Thomas Mansel,(15) one of the Lords of the Treasury, setting me down at my door to-day, saw Patrick, and swore he was a Teague-lander.(16) I am so used to his face, I never observed it, but thought him a pretty fellow. Sir Andrew Fountaine and I supped this fast-day with Mrs. Vanhomrigh. We were afraid Mr. Harley's wound would turn to a fistula; but we think ...
— The Journal to Stella • Jonathan Swift

... are you doing, Albe't? "Mrs. Lander lamented, falling helpless against the back of her seat. "Haven't I always told you to speak ...
— Henry James, Jr. • William Dean Howells

... her that sixteen miles to Lander was the farthest journey from the post that he intended to make—the farthest from ...
— Lin McLean • Owen Wister

... counters, love and death, debauchery and consequent corruption. He is an exponent of feverish visions, yet you never feel that he is borne down by his contact with dwellers on the threshold. A border-lander, as is Maurice Maeterlinck, Munch has a more precise vision; in a word he is a mystic, and a true mystic always sees dreams as ...
— Ivory Apes and Peacocks • James Huneker



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