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  • n. Plural form of palterer.


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  • Jesus that some of the Jewish palterers with the invisible world attempted to cast out devils by invoking the same name; but the attempt issued in their signal discomfiture.

    The Life of St. Paul

  • And, indeed, her uppermost feeling in regard to them was a kind of cold scorn; she thought most of them palterers and bullies.

    The Bostonians, Vol. I (of II)

  • Pardon, permission for soldiers to retreat with technical honour, liberty to choose between apostacy to the reformed religion or exile, with a period of two years granted to the conscientious for the winding up of their affairs; these were the conditions, which seemed flattering, now that the well-known voice which had so often silenced the Flemish palterers and intriguers was for ever hushed.

    History of the United Netherlands from the Death of William the Silent to the Twelve Year's Truce, 1584


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