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Venter  n.  One who vents; one who utters, reports, or publishes. (R.)

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"Venter" Quotes from Famous Books

... still Jan had not got wherewi' To venter eet to morry; Alas-a-dAc! when poor vawk love, How much restraint how many pruv; How ...
— The Dialect of the West of England Particularly Somersetshire • James Jennings

... table,—that is, rounded by the principle of rotation,—for how could she settle points of precedence with the august heads of her various Departments without danger of the dinner's growing cold? Substantial dinners are eaten thereat with Homeric appetite, nor, though impletus venter non vult studere libenter, are the visits of the Muse unknown. At these feasts no tyranny of speech-making is allowed, but the bonbons are all wrapped in original copies of verses by various contributors, ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. I, No. 1, Nov. 1857 • Various

... flocked before his door, Attracted by the trousers that he wore; While his vest, a bosom-venter, Shook Formosa to the centre, And they hailed him as a ...
— Cap and Gown - A Treasury of College Verse • Selected by Frederic Knowles

... after the perfidious betrayal of the Secret Service men the Committee was staggered with the tidings of the execution of their comrades, Krause and Venter, in the prison-yard ...
— The Petticoat Commando - Boer Women in Secret Service • Johanna Brandt

... followed by the abandonment of all efforts to turn the Boer left from the passages of the Tugela at and near Trichardt's Drift. Nor were these forebodings wrong. Before the sun was fairly risen orders arrived, 'All baggage to move east of Venter's Spruit immediately. Troops to be ready to turn out at thirty minutes' notice.' General retreat, that was their meaning. Buller was withdrawing his train as a preliminary to disengaging, if he could, the fighting brigades, and retiring across the river. Buller! So ...
— London to Ladysmith via Pretoria • Winston Spencer Churchill

... that his arguments were likely to operate on the king, began to prepare the other parts of his scheme. Two sons of the duke of Suffolk by a second venter having died this season of the sweating sickness, that title was extinct; and Northumberland engaged the king to bestow it on the marquis of Dorset. By means of this favor, and of others which he conferred upon him, he persuaded the new duke of Suffolk and the duchess, ...
— The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part C. - From Henry VII. to Mary • David Hume

... not," replied the old sailor, drily; "but you'll find it too stiff for you to-night, anyhow. Howsomdever, if you should reach t'other side, take an old feller's advice, and don't be foolhardy enough to venter back again." ...
— Jack Sheppard - A Romance • William Harrison Ainsworth

... 468; Venter; motherless infants; all sick; food scarce; despair; powerful grandmother (arms!); daughter; all measles; "Ziet, minheer, die dochter is nog'n lady: sij is nie getrouwd nie" ('This daughter, sir, is still a lady; she is not ...
— Woman's Endurance • A.D.L.

... sacred be the Roome, For this learn'd Meeting: Let no barbarous Groome, How braue soe'r he bee, Attempt to enter; But of the Muses free, None here may venter; This for the Delphian Prophets is prepar'd: The prophane Vulgar ...
— Minor Poems of Michael Drayton • Michael Drayton

... nite only. I spose the inflammertory individooals who assisted in projucing this Krysis know what good she will do, but I ain't 'shamed to state that I don't scacely. But the Krysis is hear. She's bin hear for sevral weeks, & Goodness nose how long she'll stay. But I venter to assert that she's rippin things. She's knockt trade into a cockt up hat and chaned Bizness of all kinds tighter nor I ever chaned any of my livin wild Beests. Alow me to hear dygress & stait that my Beests at presnt is as harmless as the newborn Babe. Ladys & gentlemen ...
— The Complete Works of Artemus Ward, Part 1 • Charles Farrar Browne

Words linked to "Venter" :   stomach, arteria colica, body, hypochondrium, abdominal muscle, abdominal wall, jurisprudence, intestine, underbody, law, trunk, abdomen, omphalos, ventral, belly button, ab, umbilicus, navel, abdominal cavity, omphalus, belly, utterer, verbalizer, womb, torso, talker, bellybutton, bowel, verbaliser, body part, gut, abdominal aorta, uterus

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