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  • n. Plural form of exhibitioner.

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Examples

  • State Fair general manager Brian May says the animal broke free of its enclosure Tuesday morning and stampeded through the fairgrounds where exhibitioners and concessionaire were setting up.

    Pregnant Cow Breaks Loose At State Fair, Shot By Cops

  • For instance, since Chinese exhibitioners would often capture wild animals for their portable zoos, Wood would attend their shows and, at the conclusion, offer to buy the animals from the owner.

    The Romance of China: Excursions to China in U.S. Culture: 1776-1876

  • Fourteen exhibitions have been instituted, each of the exhibitioners being allowed forty pounds per annum to assist in their support, for seven years, at either university.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 13, No. 359, March 7, 1829

  • ” It rarely happened that he jibed at the poor scholars of Montaigu for their “cappettes, ” from which they derived their nickname, or the exhibitioners of the Collége de Dormans for their smooth tonsure and their tricoloured surcoats of dark blue, light blue and violet cloth—azurini coloris et bruni, as the charter of the Cardinal des Quatre-Couronnes puts it.

    II. Claude Frollo. Book IV

  • And so besides the exhibitioners the _Schola_ has a great number of pupils who are not well off, but who manage by these concerts to defray almost the entire expenses of their education there.

    Musicians of To-Day

  • Murray and two or three other men were up talking to them when I arrived, and I guessed that they were taking the scholars and exhibitioners alphabetically, and that I was too late for my turn; though Ward, who was a commoner and fortunate enough to begin with a W, was probably in heaps of time.

    Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate

  • An allusion has been made to the Scottish dialect of the Snell exhibitioners; it may be mentioned that Smith seems to have lost the broad Scotch at Oxford without, like Jeffrey, contracting the narrow English; at any rate Englishmen, who visited Smith after visiting Robertson or Blair, were struck with the pure and correct English he spoke in private conversation, and he appears to have done so without giving any impression of constraint.

    Life of Adam Smith

  • Now if the daily relations between the Scotch exhibitioners at Balliol and the authorities and general members of the College were of the unhappy description partially revealed in this correspondence, that may possibly afford some explanation of what must otherwise seem the entirely unaccountable circumstance that Smith, so far as we are able to judge, made almost no permanent friends at Oxford.

    Life of Adam Smith

  • The Snell exhibitioners were continually complaining to the Glasgow Senatus on the subject, and the Glasgow Senatus thought them perfectly justified in complaining.

    Life of Adam Smith

  • Glasgow College, Smith a student at, 9; its professors then, 10; his companions there, 10; correspondence of Senate with Balliol College about Snell exhibitioners, 26;

    Life of Adam Smith

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