from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of piercer.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Lace stitches, made with bodkins or "piercers," or darning needles of sufficient size to make perforations, were skillfully rimmed and joined together in patterns by finer stitches, and open borders, and hemstitching, and dainty inventions of all kinds, for the embellishment of the fabrics upon which they were wrought.

    The Development of Embroidery in America

  • The abuse of one does not just stop with one, its shrapnel scatters and piercers, and affects and harms their families, friends, co-workers, and society and on and on.

    Kim Michele Richardson: An Abuse Survivor's Message for the Vatican: Apologies and Accountability Are Due

  • The Shaolin martial artist nearly severed the ballistics gel dummy with his wushu hooks and popped the eyes out of the dummy's head with his emei piercers a pen-sized steel spike connected to a ring that allows concealment and quick use, as well as spinning for distraction.

    May 2009

  • Metal mohawks, according to APP's Michaela Grey, "" tread a legal line just when piercers are striving for legitimacy. ''

    Don't Try This At Home

  • The Rafaee Chowk is the meeting point of all Rafaees or body piercers, they hang around here, and here is the Dhuni the Holy Fire on which Butter Sufi tea and food for the community kitchen is made .

    Rafaee Chowk Haji Malang « bollywoods most wanted photographerno1

  • She wants me to come back in a month so she can take pics for her portfolio. * giggle* I so know it's not that big a deal but I'm so going to claim I'm a piercers model now. heheheheh

    madrigle Diary Entry

  • You got one o 'them piercers, great for kids' telly but it's doin 'my' ead in.

    High Society

  • And no lung-piercers, the really extremely bad news.

    Second Wind

  • He felt his ship reel and stagger as no less than five heavy shell, fortunately not armour-piercers, struck her almost simultaneously, and he heard the shrieks and cries of men in mortal agony as the deadly flying fragments scattered like shrapnel about the decks.

    A Chinese Command A Story of Adventure in Eastern Seas

  • The Anthrax 'cupping-glass is here replaced by piercers of exceeding sharpness and so short that they cannot hurt anything beyond the skin.

    The Mason-Bees


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.