Definitions of dyer

  1. someone whose job is to dye cloth
  2. One whose occupation is to dye cloth and the like.
  3. One whose trade is to dye cloth, etc.
  4. One who dyes cloths, & c.
  5. One who dyes.
  6. One whose occupation is dyeing.

Usage examples for dyer

  1. At this Horapollo stepped up to Alexander, his eyes flashing with rage, and demanded that the intruder should be forbidden to speak; but the commanding eye of the new- comer rested on the dyer, who bowed his head and allowed him to proceed. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. General Dyer added, among other analytical details, that the ball weighed 52 grains. – Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California with Other Sketches; To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State by Stephen Field; George C. Gorham
  3. In the same manner the brewer, the distiller, the dyer, make incessant use of the air and water for the production of their commodities; but as the supply is boundless, it bears no price. – On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation by David Ricardo
  4. Dyer and his wife were friends of other days. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  5. " In the fashion of prose lullabies, Ruth Dyer has put together a little volume of twenty- five short stories. – Dorothy Dainty at Glenmore by Amy Brooks
  6. Soon after, on meeting her husband, she said to him, " What did Mr. Dyer want this morning?" – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  7. The night was still and the voices of the contestants sounded clearly into the village, the piping of the smaller being construed into " Colonel Dyer," and the grumble of the bull- frogs into " Elderkin, too." – Tales Of Puritan Land Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Volume 4. by Charles M. Skinner
  8. One of my companions was Tom Irvine, now a partner in the firm of Dyer and Dyer, of East London. – Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer by W. C. Scully
  9. Before coming up, he sent the dyer to apprise me that I might prepare you; for my brave father feared the surprise might hurt you." – The Wandering Jew, Book II. by Eugene Sue
  10. You will be the successor of Mrs. Martin Dyer, and the admiration of the neighborhood; but changing his tone quickly, he said: I am going to teach you all I can, just as long as you have any wish to learn. – A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  11. Melody liked him well enough, though she never felt intimate with him, as she did with Susan Dyer and the dear child Love Good, who slept beneath this low white stone. – Melody The Story of a Child by Laura E. Richards
  12. Dyer had a precise little black mustache whose ends he was constantly twisting into points, black eyebrows, and long effeminate black lashes. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  13. Edinburgh, 1832. Dyer, Sir Edward, Poems of. – A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature by George Saintsbury
  14. It has to be sent south to the dyer, and to come back and to be dressed here. – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  15. Go to the scarlet dyer, and ask him how he dyes cloth. – Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow
  16. Mrs. Dyer took the floor, or the table, very much to herself, dealing severely with the treatment of the late kitchen range, and bringing numerous complaints against the matron, the management and the hospital in general. – Esther by Henry Adams
  17. Dr. Leslie stood in his study doorway and watched her drive down the street with Martin Dyer. – A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  18. The dyer, however, must not be less careful to see that the dye- bath is what it ought to be. – The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics by Franklin Beech
  19. On the 28th of October, a detachment under command of Colonel Dyer left the main body, and the next day attacked the Indian village of Littefutchee, surprising it before daylight in the morning, destroying it, and bringing in twenty- nine prisoners as the first- fruits of the campaign. – Red Eagle and the Wars With the Creek Indians of Alabama. by George Cary Eggleston
  20. " Can't pay that mortgage now, Mr. Dyer," returned Bacon, with a troubled expression; " no use to think of it." – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English