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  • Simon calls Aaron a little 'tryer' - he worries that he comes across a bit old fashioned, but thinks there is zero chance he is going home!

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  • Yes, well I suppose, but Traci is a tryer – I like tryers.

    An Embarassment of Dejah Thorises « Third Point of Singularity

  • If there is a god above and, as tradition would have it, he is partial to 'a tryer' then Saint Peter will no doubt be directed to fling the pearly gates wide open upon the arrival of Ralph Nader at the entrance to paradise.

    Fifth time lucky?

  • In another shop, I try on white shorts and decide that French etiquette must be to leave the tryer-on-er in peace, because when I peek out the dressing room window, my friends are at the other end of the shop.

    Words in a French Life

  • And you, as tryer of fact, not with a jury, but you sitting as a judge, have particular knowledge of the weight to be allowed to his testimony, one way or another.

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: Leon County Circuit Court Hears Arguments in Election 2000 Contest - December 2, 2000

  • A tryer of coin who pronounces a false one to be genuine or a genuine one to be false, shall be made to pay the highest fine.

    Hindu Law and Judicature from the Dharma-Sástra of Yájnavalkya

  • The man on the top of the cab caught the answer "Hendon Aerodrome" and smiled because he admired a tryer.

    Men of Affairs

  • Dowie would pass it rapidly to and fro under his nose, maybe sometimes tasting it, then push the tryer back into the hole, then withdrawing it, leaving its core of butter where it found it.

    My Boyhood

  • His long, half-round steel butter probe or tryer was thrust down the centre of the firkin to the bottom, given a turn or two, and withdrawn, its tapering cavity filled with a sample of every inch of butter in the firkin.

    My Boyhood

  • Old Taylor -- him over at the Cop -- he's got a very good lad at eighteen yards, a very good lad indeed; and he's a tryer this time, I know.

    Martin Hewitt, Investigator

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