from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of succorer.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who gives help in times of need or distress or difficulty


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Nor against all the wrongs of time one succourer arose:

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • At length one of his own tenantry, coming by, took him into Charlotte Town in a cart, but was obliged shortly afterwards to leave the island, to escape from the vengeance which would have overtaken the succourer of a tyrant.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • Chapter 16 1. I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea: 2. That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself also.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Those two words, deacon and benefactor, were translated in the King James version as "servant" and "succourer."

    trinityboy Diary Entry

  • In the courts of the Almighty, for this frail being thy sacred spirit intercedeth, and in this darksome world, the sweet memory of thee is the succourer and friend of this lowly one.

    Bahíyyih Khánum

  • Its chief defect lies in the conclusion, which is lacking in poetic justice and cannot be considered satisfactory, for the heroine Rebecca who loves her knightly succourer Ivanhoe, is only pitied by him, and so the difficulty of the situation is not solved to our liking.

    The Standard Operaglass Detailed Plots of One Hundred and Fifty-one Celebrated Operas

  • And there is no succourer or strength but in God, and peace be upon those who have followed the Madhi.

    General Gordon Saint and Soldier

  • Lothians, and he might have been like the "Bold Buccleuch," a succourer of widows, and a defender of the oppressed and the destitute.

    Tales From Scottish Ballads

  • Added to all this, McArthur was a good neighbour, a kind friend, a genial companion, and a succourer of those in need of help.

    The Empire Annual for Girls, 1911

  • In those never ceasing American invasions between eighteen hundred and three and eighteen hundred and thirty-two, he had been the friend and succourer of his countrymen, but never their confederate; their adviser, but never their confidant.

    Remember the Alamo


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