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  • noun Plural form of assailer.

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Examples

  • Injun was bound to scratch his assailers bald headed.

    Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 17, July 23, 1870

  • Rene guards her with his sword, but Amelia springing between the assailers lets fall her veil, and reveals her face to her husband and to the astonished men, thereby bringing shame and bitter mockery on them both.

    The Standard Operaglass Detailed Plots of One Hundred and Fifty-one Celebrated Operas

  • Then a sheet of livid flame blazed along the summit of the low wall, and a second volley of musketry rang out, succeeded by cries and screams from the assailed and the shouts of the assailers who were now pouring into the garden through the battered doorway and over the wall.

    Mistress Wilding

  • After a heroic but vain resistance comparable only to that of Saguntum or Petelia, during which every available metal, and even money, was converted into bullets to repel the assailers, there followed a three days 'slaughter of young and old; then the cardinal blessed his army and pronounced, in the blood-drenched streets, a general absolution.

    Old Calabria

  • The assailers of Hougomont were themselves assaulted.

    The Eagle of the Empire A Story of Waterloo

  • The retorts of this young female Ishmael upon her detractors and assailers, on such rare occasions as she encountered them, were full of a wit so biting and so keen that they were more than any dared to face when it could be avoided.

    His Grace of Osmonde Being the Portions of That Nobleman's Life Omitted in the Relation of His Lady's Story Presented to the World of Fashion under the Title of A Lady of Quality

  • Perchance since she of the Bible who pronounced condemnation on the assailers of the chosen of Israel, never fell words upon illiterate men with greater power.

    The Woman's Advocate, Vol. I, No. III.

  • As, with blood already beginning to course more hurriedly, De L'Estrange pressed close upon the party, which the reader has already surmised as the assailers of Marian Eveleth and her companion, the thick gloom slightly lifted, enabling him to see the two girls in the grasp of four ruffians, by whom they were being borne rapidly in the direction of the river.

    The Woman's Advocate.

  • As, with blood already beginning to course more hurriedly, De L'Estrange pressed close upon the party, which the reader has already surmised as the assailers of Marian Eveleth and her companion, the thick gloom slightly lifted, enabling him to see the two girls in the grasp of four ruffians, by whom they were being borne rapidly in the direction of the river.

    THE WOMAN'S ADVOCATE

  • Perchance since she of the Bible who pronounced condemnation on the assailers of the chosen of Israel, never fell words upon illiterate men with greater power.

    Under Ban--A Sketch.

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