from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One skilled in playing on the viol; also, a violinist.


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  • Peste! the King looks somewhat like old Jacomo, the violer, that used to scrape on the fiddle to us when he came to Geierstein in his rounds.

    Anne of Geierstein

  • Sinon on retrouve Pyramide Head le gros pas beau (qui passe sa vie a violer des femme monstre zombifié dans Silent Hill 2 le jeu) qui normalement se trouve dans le volet 2 du jeu, mais ca n'a pas grande importance puisque si on oublie la vision de ce monstre dans le jeu, dans le film sa presence prend un sens.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Ils veulent nos richesses, tuer/violer nos femmes, etc…

    “Alors ils leur font la guerre” — Climb to the Stars

  • The fiddlers, -- above all, the bass violer, -- most Hogarthian phizzes!

    The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1838

  • There would be ballads made about him; he could hear the blind violer at the Ashkirk change-house singing -- songs which told how Sim o 'the Cleuch smote

    The Moon Endureth: Tales and Fancies

  • Then came a rustling of the boughs on the further side of the way, and a noise of footsteps stealthily crossing the road, and now I heard a low sound of weeping from the violer woman, that was crouching hard by where I lay.

    A Monk of Fife

  • For in so great a gathering there must be many gangrel folk, and among them, peradventure, the violer woman, who would desire to have the creature given back to her.

    A Monk of Fife

  • But as my eyes ran over them with loathing, I beheld a face I knew; the face of that violer woman who had been in our company before we came to Chinon, and lo! perched on her shoulder, chained with a chain fastened round her wrist, was Elliot's jackanapes!

    A Monk of Fife

  • Then there came a sharp cry which I knew well enough, and the beast leaped up and nestled under my breast, for this so dreadful thing was no worse than the violer woman's jackanapes, that had slipped its chain, or, rather, had drawn it out of her hand, for now I plainly heard the light chain jingle.

    A Monk of Fife

  • Verily then I blessed the violer woman, who at great peril of her own life, and by such witty device as doubtless Madame St. Catherine put into her heart, had sent the jackanapes up from below, and put me in the way of safety.

    A Monk of Fife


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