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Dyer

[dahy-er] /ˈdaɪ ər/
noun
1.
John, 1700–58, British poet.
2.
Mary, died 1660, American Quaker religious martyr, born in England.
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  • Hardened by the tribulations of his early career, a new Dyer emerged.
  • Dyer was one of the stand out players in his first premiership side.
  • Initially, Dyer was furious at the connotation and the implied slur on his sportsmanship.
  • Dyer elects, then, to close off the area from which they took their samples.
  • Ernest page served as interim mayor while Dyer was facing charges.
Word Origin and History for Dyer

dyer

n.

late 14c. (late 13c. as a surname), agent noun from dye (v.).

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