Definitions

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  • n. A severe rebuke or scolding
  • n. A sharp blow

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A certiorari, a legal writ by which a proceeding is removed to a higher court.
  • n. Hence Any effective, telling action; especially, a stroke; a blow.

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Examples

  • The price may look steep, but it might turn out to be one of the last great printed reference works...: all the more reason to buy it swith, mididone, with a siserary, and in quick sticks.

    Old Media Monday: Reviewing the Reviewers

  • And besides, for all that, you know, and God knows, as we are dustrious people, and work hard for what we get, and we have served gentlemen to our own harm, whereby my husband was last Tuesday served with a siserary, being that he was bound for an officer that ran away.

    The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom

  • Tuesday served with a siserary, being that he was bound for an officer that ran away.

    The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom — Complete

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