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  • n. Plural form of Britisher.


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  • I have been in India, and I know very well that justice, not only by common repute but in the narrow way of observation, the justice of the government of India to manifold tribes and many languages by a hundred thousand Britishers is one of the marvels of the last century and of the present.

    The Enduring Greatness of Newer Nations

  • Because I reckon a scabbard of no use so long as one of you Britishers is on our soil.

    The Autobiography of Liuetenant-General Sir Harry Smith, Baronet of Aliwal on the Sutlej, G. C. B.

  • If the Britishers is so took up with coloured people, that's their business; but it won't do here.

    Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands

  • The Britishers were a giggly lot, and Claude thought, from their voices, they must all be very young.

    IX. Book Five: “Bidding the Eagles of the West Fly On

  • Message here for all those stalwart "Britishers" (they think!) who fell over themselves to write to The Guardian with their assurances that they would not be celebrating Israel's 60th.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • We have no doubt that his own qualities, his good humor, frankness, intelligence, and vivacity, coupled with his enthusiasm for pursuits in which almost all Englishmen take a strong interest, rendered him a very attractive and agreeable companion, and caused the "Britishers" with whom he came in contact to set him down at once for what he evidently is, an uncommonly good specimen of the Yankee.

    Lippincott's Magazine, November 1885

  • With such neighbours as these, would the Messenger of Peace recommend the "Britishers" to adopt a form of government which would necessitate them to debate and consult while their enemies were acting; and to remit to the people to discuss the question of peace or war, when they should be enlisting and drilling them?

    Notes of a Twenty-Five Years' Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory Volume II. (of 2)

  • He got away with that, because they had all been taught to hate the "Britishers" in their school-books, and they didn't know very much about Frenchmen and "Eye-talians".

    Jimmie Higgins

  • The American clippers threatened to oust the slower 'Britishers' and throw the comparatively minor Canadians into the shade.

    All Afloat A Chronicle of Craft and Waterways

  • Of course, I have put these things through my own processes and given them my own coloring, (as who would not), and if other travelers do not find what I did, it is no fault of mine; or if the "Britishers" do not deserve all the pleasant things I say of them, why then so much the worse for them.

    Winter Sunshine


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