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- n. Someone who is drowning.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, drowns.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which drowns.
- n. In irrigation, one who works the sluices of reservoirs and side-channels, in the tipper part of a valley, which flood or drown meadows below, so as to afford an equable distribution of water for irrigation. Locally called drownder.
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Was the flood then—the drowner, the toppler, the destroyer—to be his friend?
Continent-drowner, if the thing hits water, which is more likely on our world.
From a grateful member of the public, Well Done That Man, and I hope the drowner manages to sort himself out.
In most ways in the class I felt like I was holding my own as a relative to the rest of the class old lady, but I was the worst drowner of them all.
“A f**cking frog-drowner out there,” Granddaddy Bill said.
Shall we follow each others a steplonger, drowner of daggers, whiles our liege, tilyet a stranger in the frontyard of his happi-ness, is taking, (heal helper! one gob, one gap, one gulp and gorger of all!) his refreshment?
He looked like what Louis would call a “puppy drowner,” the kind of guy who wasn't happy unless he was hurting something smaller and weaker than himself.
They provide the backbone of "Shiftwork", a stripped-down, primitive sorrow-drowner par excellence.
At that her face wore the look of the drowner finally breaking the surface of the water.
While it might seem vindicating to see a puppy drowner brought to justice, their methods aren't foolproof.