Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of undoer.

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Examples

  • Similarly, it becomes increasing difficult to cast anyone as diabolical undoers of everything honest and good during a hoe-down.

    Shaun Casey: Hey Republicans, It's Time for Some Old Timey Politics

  • The mariners were picked up on the fourth day out, and had the unique experience of joining in a lookout for their undoers before the destroyer returned to its base.

    Our Navy in the War

  • The inhabitants may be divided into two classes, the undoers and the undone; generally so, I say, for I am persuaded there are many men of honesty and women of virtue in every street.

    Selected English Letters

  • ` He then subsisted for some little time on the bounty of his undoers, who intended to make him one of them; but, not having sufficient address for the profession, he was dismissed and ` ` left in the lurch; '' and most of his friends discarding him, he embarked with his last guinea for England.

    The Gaming Table : Its Votaries and Victims : Vol. 2

  • The main practical difficulty, with some at least of the peace-makers, is, how to carry themselves toward the undoers of peace, the disuniters of souls.

    Hope of the Gospel

  • For, if it steadily persist in this work, working downward to the lowest, the travellers of all grades whom it sends abroad will be good, exemplary, practical missionaries, instead of undoers of what the best professed missionaries can do.

    The Letters of Charles Dickens Vol. 1 (of 3), 1833-1856

  • Here it had destroyed the tranquil happiness of a whole family -- there the blighting pest had seized on a young and inexperienced heart, and expiring victims called down bitter imprecations on the heads of the undoers.

    The Works of Frederich Schiller

  • Here it had destroyed the tranquil happiness of a whole family -- there the blighting pest had seized on a young and inexperienced heart, and expiring victims called down bitter imprecations on the heads of the undoers.

    Love and Intrigue

  • My English teacher when I was 12, nowadays the slightly famous poet Alan Brownjohn, rounded some square brackets which I had put in an essay as a sort of fashion statement, muttering 'I don't think we need square brackets there', without of course explaining why; many years later I decided that they were only to be used as temporary undoers between quotes, and I still can't think of any other uses ...

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • My English teacher when I was 12, nowadays the slightly famous poet Alan Brownjohn, rounded some square brackets which I had put in an essay as a sort of fashion statement, muttering 'I don't think we need square brackets there', without of course explaining why; many years later I decided that they were only to be used as temporary undoers between quotes, and I still can't think of any other uses ...

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

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