Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See center.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Arch.) See center.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The scene of the last is about one hundred miles north-east of the old volcanic region of Afshar, remarkable for its remains of vast 'cinter' cones, formed by the flowing geysers of long, long ago, and which were shattered and scattered by some mighty explosion, when the great geysers boiled up and burst their walls.

    Persia Revisited

  • It shows as a massive 'cinter' cone, 440 feet high, standing prominently up in the plain.

    Persia Revisited

  • Iz maykin hur paw shapeded brownees ai has a silly-cone mold wif a gushy chokolit cinter! ai has a hoapful hers will liek dem

    Frank couldn’t believe his eyes. - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • His frind acrost th 'way caught him in th' ear. Th 'cinter rush iv th' Saint Aloysiuses took a runnin 'jump at th' left lung iv wan iv th 'Christyan Brothers, an' wint to th 'grass with him.

    Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War

  • I don't suppose anything woolier could be found on the plains of Nebraska where I am reliably informed they've stuck up a pole and labeled it the cinter of the United States.

    At the Foot of the Rainbow

  • His frind acrost th 'way caught him in th' ear. Th 'cinter rush iv th' Saint Aloysiuses took a runnin 'jump at th' left lung iv wan iv th 'Christyan Brothers, an' wint to th 'grass with him.

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VI. (of X.)

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