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  • noun Plural form of maimer.

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Examples

  • Massmind media persons, profitably selling airtime for spots that corrupt the public airwaves, as awful as poison-spitting industry smokestacks blight the public's air and toxify breath and lungs, those injust and inhuman maimers of our manners, pretend having no recognition of or responsibility to community en masse ... recapitulating the suicidal manner of French Royals for whom the decapitating guillotine came.

    What Do Liberals Believe?

  • Why do one half of the sons of farmers in Ireland, who have been or are members of the Irish constabulary, represent a body of men unequalled for their respectability, loyalty, and courage, while a large proportion of the other, at least in the eighties, made up the bulk of the ignoble army of moonlighters, cattle maimers, and cowardly assassins crouching behind stone walls to shoot at an unsuspecting victim in the opening?

    The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent

  • On the other hand, what stood dead against young Smethick was, firstly, the question of the ring, and then the fact that he was seen in the immediate neighbourhood of Clevere, both at midnight and again at about two, when some men, who had been on the watch for the cattle-maimers, saw him walking away rapidly in the direction of Pakethorpe.

    Lady Molly of Scotland Yard

  • He himself had been on the watch for the cattle-maimers that night, and remembered the little circumstance quite plainly.

    Lady Molly of Scotland Yard

  • The same idea had, of course, flashed upon us both, at the very moment of waking: all the conversations anent the cattle-maimers and their cart, which we had heard since our arrival at Clevere, recurring to our minds simultaneously.

    Lady Molly of Scotland Yard

  • Whenever this occurred the discovery of a fresh outrage was sure to follow, but, so far, the miscreants had succeeded in baffling not only the police, but also the many farm hands who had formed themselves into a band of volunteer watchmen, determined to bring the cattle maimers to justice.

    Lady Molly of Scotland Yard

  • Larrikins, unnatural husbands and fathers, brutes and torturers, cattle maimers and stack burners, all see their personal interests lying in a very different direction to that which leads to the

    A Plea for the Criminal Being a reply to Dr. Chapple's work: 'The Fertility of the Unfit', and an Attempt to explain the leading principles of Criminological and Reformatory Science

  • Why do one half of the sons of farmers in Ireland, who have been or are members of the Irish constabulary, represent a body of men unequalled for their respectability, loyalty, and courage, while a large proportion of the other, at least in the eighties, made up the bulk of the ignoble army of moonlighters, cattle maimers, and cowardly assassins crouching behind stone walls to shoot at an unsuspecting victim in the opening?

    The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent

  • That maimers should in like manner be punished by the law of retaliation, v. 19, 20.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume I (Genesis to Deuteronomy)

  • Even murderers and maimers can look pitiable as they waste away unto death.

    Articles on National Review Online

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