Definitions of Keir

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

Usage examples for Keir

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. " Not even you can feel that, as I do," Keir replied. – Uncanny Tales by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  4. " Not that," said Keir, getting up as he spoke. – Uncanny Tales by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  5. 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
  6. 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)
  7. Keir turned towards the door. – Uncanny Tales by Mary Louisa Molesworth
  8. Keir writes, announcing Small's death to his brother, the Rev. – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie
  9. 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
  10. In any case, the work of Mr. Keir Hardie has been fruitful and valuable. – The Rise of the Democracy by Joseph Clayton
  11. 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
  12. " 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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