Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which supplicates; a suppliant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who supplicates; a supplicant.

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  • noun someone who supplicates

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Examples

  • But this supplicator maun be his son — Randal has been long gone where king and lord must go,

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • Joss was the supplicator, no matter how hard she found it to visualise him in that role.

    Lovers Touch

  • Priest Eiko was in charge of Lady Saisho's supplicator of the spirit [i.e. Queen's substitute].

    Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan

  • He had lately learned through his interpreter that the burden of most of the individual prayers was that the supplicator might "catch plenty skins" and be more successful in hunting than his fellows; and though he had done his best to impress upon them the superior importance of making request for spiritual benefit, he was afraid they had made no change.

    Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled A Narrative of Winter Travel in Interior Alaska

  • It was also deemed necessary that the supplicator for divine grace should approach the priests with an

    Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests

  • They do not attempt to continue the interaction, and I don’t want to be a supplicator, so that’s pretty much that.

    Get Laid or Die Trying

  • They do not attempt to continue the interaction, and I don’t want to be a supplicator, so that’s pretty much that.

    Get Laid or Die Trying

  • In all ages, in all creeds, a strange and mystic impression has existed of the efficacy of self-sacrifice in working the redemption even of a whole people: this belief, so strong in the old orient and classic religions, was yet more confirmed by Christianity -- a creed founded upon the grandest of historic sacrifices; and the lofty doctrine of which, rightly understood, perpetuates in the heart of every believer the duty of self-immolation, as well as faith in the power of prayer, no matter how great the object, how mean the supplicator.

    Leila or, the Siege of Granada, Book III.

  • In all ages, in all creeds, a strange and mystic impression has existed of the efficacy of self-sacrifice in working the redemption even of a whole people: this belief, so strong in the old orient and classic religions, was yet more confirmed by Christianity -- a creed founded upon the grandest of historic sacrifices; and the lofty doctrine of which, rightly understood, perpetuates in the heart of every believer the duty of self-immolation, as well as faith in the power of prayer, no matter how great the object, how mean the supplicator.

    Leila or, the Siege of Granada, Complete

  • 'supplicator,' for {iota epsilon rho epsilon upsilon sigma}, 'priest.'

    Poetics. English

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