Definitions of Keir

  1. See Kier.
  2. A boiler used in a bleachery.

Usage examples for Keir

  1. The witness was cross- examined by Mr. Keir of the counsel for the prisoner, but without having his testimony weakened. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  2. Mr. Edward Wright M. Andrew Keir and M. Robert Keyte to the Presbyterie of Linlithgow, Ib. – The-Acts-Of-The-General-Assemblies-of-the-Church-of-Scotland by Church of Scotland. General Assembly
  3. In any case, the work of Mr. Keir Hardie has been fruitful and valuable. – The Rise of the Democracy by Joseph Clayton
  4. Keir turned towards the door. – Uncanny Tales by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  5. Staying at Keir on my way home, I found a big shooting- party assembled- Tullibardines, Elphinstones, Lovats, Shaw Stewarts and others. – A New Medley of Memories by David Hunter-Blair
  6. Keir writes, announcing Small's death to his brother, the Rev. – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie
  7. " You are to give your own testimony in your own way, unless otherwise instructed by the bench," said Mr. Keir. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  8. In the former respect I had the convenience of good workmen of every kind, and the society of persons eminent for their knowledge of chemistry; particularly Mr. Watt, Mr. Keir, and Dr. Withering. – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie
  9. The 6th Division had now crossed the Marne, moving north, and orders were sent to its Commander, General Keir, to come up as quickly as possible. – 1914 by John French, Viscount of Ypres
  10. In 1840, a blacksmith named Kirkpatrick Macmillan, of Courthill, parish of Keir, Dumfriesshire, made a cycle on which he rode to Glasgow, and caused a big sensation on the way. – The-Romance-of-Industry-and-Invention by Cochrane, Robert
  11. Its progress at first was extremely slow, but after the Independent Labor Party was formed in 1893 under the leadership of J. Keir Hardie with a view to carrying Socialism into politics, the revolutionary doctrines spread much more rapidly, " The Clarion" and " Labor Advocate," the two organs of the Independent Labor Party, helping wonderfully in the work. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  12. At length, in 1819, they became such a scourge to commerce that a formidable expedition under the command of Major General Sir W. Grant Keir, sailed against them. – The Pirates Own Book by Charles Ellms
  13. " Not that," said Keir, getting up as he spoke. – Uncanny Tales by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  14. Happily there does not appear to have been a close relation between facts and Mr. Keir Hardie's conclusions during his Indian tour, so we may continue to put our confidence in the many hopeful indications that exist of a distinct improvement in the ideal of life which has so long prevailed among our poor Indian fellow- subjects. – Concerning Animals and Other Matters by E.H. Aitken, (AKA Edward Hamilton)
  15. " Not even you can feel that, as I do," Keir replied. – Uncanny Tales by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  16. Keir says- I have the satisfaction to report the town of Ras- el Khyma, after a resistance of six days, was taken possession of this morning by the force under my command. – The Pirates Own Book by Charles Ellms
  17. There is something of the poet in Mr. Keir Hardie but much more of the prophet, and withal a good deal of shrewd political common sense. – The Rise of the Democracy by Joseph Clayton
  18. When Keir Hardie was chosen as leader of the party, it was recognised that Socialism was no longer the creed of a few fanatics, but a political force supported, actively or passively, by the great organisations of Labour throughout the country, able to fight, and sometimes to beat both the older parties. – The History of the Fabian Society by Edward R. Pease