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  • n. Plural form of fortifier.

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Examples

  • And seeing that sometimes all these tools of destruction were baffled by the cunning subtlety or the subtle cunning (which you please) of fortifiers, he lately invented cannons, field-pieces, culverins, bombards, basiliskos, murdering instruments that dart iron, leaden, and brazen balls, some of them outweighing huge anvils.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Several of the kings of Israel and Judah distinguished themselves as fortifiers or "builders" of cities.

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • They seemed able to do everything, and they have not been surpassed in what they did as painters, sculptors, architects, engineers, fortifiers of cities, mathematicians, thinkers.

    Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 2 Studies from the Chronicles of Rome

  • The subject of aphrodisiacs in the East would fill a small library: almost every medical treatise ends in a long disquisition upon fortifiers, provocatives 'etc.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Then there are cloves of garlics -- sovereign fortifiers of the stomach -- and, lastly, there is a large box of my favourite rufuses.

    Old Saint Paul's A Tale of the Plague and the Fire

  • In some cases, powdered infant formula cannot be prepared with boiled water cooled to 70°C because of potentially heat-sensitive ingredients, such as human milk fortifiers or formulas for special medical purposes.

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  • Now, the doctors are trying different combinations of fortifiers to find the exact combination that's best for Josie, says Jim Bob - who, with Michelle, is continuing to learn about the ups and downs of caring for a preemie, he says.

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  • The results of the study are significant because, until recently, the standard of care and the only human milk fortifiers available were bovine-based.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • The reality is that Damascus is politically vulnerable today, much too vulnerable to enter peace talks without fortifiers.

    The Daily Star > News Feed

  • Three of Hansen's clinically-backed strains - BB12, LA5 and L. Casei 431 - are being highlighted as potential fortifiers of three kinds of cheese - cottage, Continental and cheddar.

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