Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of steamer.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Mediterranean in English steamers, in the same way as these were brought from Malta to Gibraltar in the Prometheus — as, forsooth, servants and passengers.

    Travels in Morocco

  • One of the Baddock steamers is leaving for Buenos Ayres the same afternoon, and I can arrange with the captain.

    Lady Molly of Scotland Yard

  • You creatures of to-day, approaching it in one of your clumsy new-fashioned fire-driven canoes that you call steamers, must admire immensely its conical peak, as it stands out silhouetted against the glowing horizon in the deep red glare of a sub-tropical Atlantic sunset.

    Science in Arcady

  • They go part of the way in English steamers, and the ten or twelve dollars they pay for passage is about all the trip costs.

    The Innocents Abroad

  • They go part of the way in English steamers, and the ten or twelve dollars they pay for passage is about all the trip costs.

    The Innocents Abroad — Volume 01

  • Men do not doff their hats in the down-town elevators which brought her up to the big office where she was employed, a great room near the top of one of the high down-town buildings; the windows looked out on the river, now a white mass of down-flowing ice, through which the calling steamers worked their way laboriously towards the harbour, to the Statue of Liberty standing beside what now looked a white gravel path of entry to the city.

    Impressions of a War Correspondent

  • Steamed coconut and rice dumplings: A desert that we’ve found here cooked in steamers at the market place.

    2005 January « Mad Dave and Lil

  • Steamed coconut and rice dumplings: A desert that we’ve found here cooked in steamers at the market place.

    What’s to eat? « Mad Dave and Lil

  • Here I refer to the soft shell bivalves known as "steamers."

    Robert Rosenthal: One Woman's Disgusting Clam Is Another Man's Pleasure To Eat

  • Here I refer to the soft shell bivalves known as "steamers."

    Robert Rosenthal: One Woman's Disgusting Clam Is Another Man's Pleasure To Eat

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