[ US /ˈɫistɝ/ ]
  1. a spear with three or more prongs; used for spearing fish (especially salmon)
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How To Use leister In A Sentence

  • Now tannie Ella had a pilletjie, poeiertjie, salfie en pleister for every occasion and medical emergency.
  • a fish-shaped flyswatter with blue horns, fermented lemures, fiery spectres, embottled spirit vapors swirling in the crude next to the Soft Scrub, the vinegared and leistered sealed in tins, delicious with saltines, gleaned spikelets, used-up votives .... The New Yorker
  • Indeed, it has been reported that when he was young he sometimes "leistered a kipper, and made a shift to shoot a moorfowl i 'the drift. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 20, No. 576, November 17, 1832
  • Anyway, Valiente, who coined the Wiccan Rede in 1964 paraphrasing Gardner, was merely taking a statement from Aleister Crowley "Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law. How do you know me?
  • while I'm not a big fan of "shoppe", "olde", and the like, I believe the spelling of "magicK" goes back to or at least was attributed to Aleister Crowley. Comic Book Urban Legends Revealed #141 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources
  • Do they leap to Aleister Crowley and other magick-oriented authorities to "unveil" the occult meanings? Jay Michaelson: An Introduction To Kabbalah Part 5: Choosing A Teacher
  • The leister used in "sunning" or in "burning the water" differed somewhat in shape from the weapon with which Tam Purdie secured his big kipper. Stories of the Border Marches
  • Crockat the nailer, or the parish minister, the town-drummer, the mole-catcher, or the poaching weaver, who had the night before leistered Spare Hours
  • This throwing leister was a heavy spear, or rather a heavy "graip," having five single-barbed prongs of unequal length but regularly graduated. Stories of the Border Marches
  • Lindsley CW, Zhao Z, Leister WH, Robinson RG, Barnett SF, et al. (2005) Allosteric Akt (PKB) inhibitors: discovery and SAR of isozyme selective inhibitors. PLoS Biology: New Articles
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