Definitions

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  • n. One who ravages.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, ravages or lays waste; spoiler.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who ravages; a plunderer; a spoiler; one who or that which lays waste.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • An alien ravager of worlds encased in a giant suit of armor, Terminus is a classic “big monster” bad guy who has tussled with the Avengers and The X-Men.

    AVENGERS ANNUAL #19 Marvel Comics, 1990

  • Not that you would know in either case, but time being the ravager that it is tends to change things even in a tiny, little year.

    Manhattan

  • He was known as the "ravager of churches" as a result - but he redefined religion in the Atlantic colonies.

    Posthuman Blues

  • Vampyre umbral skulker until sunlight dwindles then bat becomes nocturnal prince throat ravager, claret quaffer, night wraith fearless charlatan, blood drunkard but at dawn's flushing kiss he yields to light

    Vampyre

  • De mon coté, le hameau des castor vient de se faire ravager par l'armee Godwin juste apres etre allé chercher Roy a Sable!!

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • General William Tecumseh Sherman, one of the inventors of modern scorched-earth warfare, ravager of the South and murderer of Southern civilians; went on to pursue genocidal campaigns against the Plains Indians as a follow-up.

    The Ten Worst Americans

  • But see the turn religion gives to things in the world; his son, King Canutus, at first a Pagan and a tyrant, and the most cruel ravager of all that crew, coming to turn Christian, and being touched in conscience for the soul of his father, in having robbed God and his holy martyr

    A Tour through the Eastern Counties of England, 1722

  • The rest of the blade was between the ribs of her ravager.

    The Eternal Mercenary

  • Beowulf discoursed,—spoke a last time with words of boasting:—“I ventured on many battles in my younger days; once more will I, the aged guardian of the people, seek combat and get renown, if the evil ravager will meet me outside his earthy vault.”

    The Early Middle Ages 500-1000

  • Landeyda, or ravager of the world -- under which Harold Hardrada triumphed at Fulford, near York, but to fall a few days later at Stanford Bridge, is well known; but who can inform us as to the device which it bore?

    Notes and Queries, Number 14, February 2, 1850

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  • The Vikings were great nourishers. Always suckling babbies, them Norsemen.

    September 15, 2011

  • Words that are found in similar contexts: bargeman, renovator, nourisher, footpad, fellow, farm-labourer.

    September 15, 2011