Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Formerly, especially in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, a German cavalry-soldier; in particular, a soldier of those bodies of troops which were known to the nations of western Europe during the religious wars, etc.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A German cavalry soldier of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
- n. German bacteriologist who described a disease now known as Reiter's syndrome and who identified the spirochete that causes syphilis in humans (1881-1969)
- From German Reiter. (Wiktionary)
“In order to obviate the performance of quarantine on our return, I took an officer of the establishment, and a couple of men, with me, who in the Levant are called Guardiani; but here the German word Ueber-reiter, or over-rider, was adopted.”
“Das Plakat von werder bremen: Hoppe, Hoppe reiter, wen er fällt dann schreit er wurde verboten!”
“: Hoppe, Hoppe reiter, wen er fällt dann schreit er wurde verboten!”
“To reiter - found a little sketch of that per - ate, basic realistic drawing is c o p y i n g what is seen on the picture - spective frame I mentioned.”
“Angel's; he would go out into the fields and gather the olive bough, and the feathery corn, and the golden fruits, and paint them tenderly on ground of gold or blue, in symbol of those heavenly things of which the bells were for ever telling all those who chose to hear; he would sit in the lustrous nights in the shade of his own vines and pity those who were not as he was; now and then horsemen would come spurring in across the hills and bring news with them of battles fought, of cities lost and won; and he would listen with the rest in the market-place, and go home through the moonlight thinking that it was well to create the holy things before which the fiercest reiter and the rudest free-lance would drop the point of the sword and make the sign of the cross.”
“11 on the Ice -- Stanley Cup Champions," WPXI, Alby Oxen -- reiter, reporter; Tim Holomon, photographer.”
“If that window opened wide, and a _reiter_ was to hold out his hand at the end of his long arm to you, what would you say to him? ”
“Well, I am, "she reiter ated, in answer to Aunt Hannah's gasp of disapproval.”
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