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  • noun Plural form of custodier.

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Examples

  • Even then he maintained unshaken faith in God, and at times indulged in sallies of pleasantry against his popish custodiers; but he would have been more than human if the iron had not entered into his soul, and if traces of the sternness thence arising had not long been visible in his character.

    The Scottish Reformation Its Epochs, Episodes, Leaders, and Distinctive Characteristics

  • In such cases custodiers have sometimes made a charge.

    Chapter XXXV

  • Words are the custodiers of every product of mind less impressive than themselves.

    A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive

  • It is an historical fact that they existed, and became motives with those who deemed themselves the custodiers of his Lordship's fame, to seek a dissolution of the association.

    The Life of Lord Byron

  • In such cases custodiers have sometimes made a charge. '

    Guy Mannering — Complete

  • In such cases custodiers have sometimes made a charge. '

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Complete

  • In such cases custodiers have sometimes made a charge. '

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Volume 02

  • All that remained to speak of its vitality and beneficence to the people of Scotland consisted of the roofless walls of an early church, or an old churchyard with its Celtic cross; the names of the early pastors by whom the churches were founded, or the neighbouring wells at the old foundations, dedicated to their memory; the village fairs, stretching back to a remote antiquity, and held on the saint's day in the Scottish calendar; here and there a few lay families possessing the church lands as the custodiers of the pastoral staff or other relics of the founder of the church, and exercising a jurisdiction over the ancient "girth" or sanctuary boundary such as the early missionaries instituted in the days when might was right, and they nobly witnessed to the right against the might.

    Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys

  • In such cases custodiers have sometimes made a charge.’

    Guy Mannering

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