I am ignorant of Martin and his maintainer, but my conscience is my warrant, to care for neither.
But the maintainer was gone and the Void hadn't closed in, yet.
They encompassed our eagle: Llewelyn the magnanimous hero, whose armour glistened; the maintainer of his rights.
I regarded my preserver with a higher feeling than a fond son may bear towards the mere author and maintainer of his existence.
War is sloth's maintainer, and the shield of pride; it makes many poor and few rich, and fewer wise.
The party which performed this service came into power as the maintainer of voluntary union.
Any person proved to be a maintainer or embracer shall forfeit 400s.
We'd got dry, were feeling human, Illy here had shed his swimsuit, when we looked at the maintainer.
The weight applied as a maintainer at first had a fly, most probably similar to that of a kitchen-jack.
If we could have, we'd have even Introverted the maintainer, broken all the ties that bind us, chanced it incommunicado.
mid-13c., "to practice habitually," from Anglo-French meintenir (Old French maintenir, 12c.) "keep (a wife), sustain; persevere in, practice continually," from Latin manu tenere "hold in the hand," from manu, ablative of manus "hand" (see manual) + tenere "to hold" (see tenet). Meaning "to carry on, keep up" is from mid-14c.; that of "to keep oneself, to support" is from late 14c. Sense of "to defend in speech" is from mid-14c. Related: Maintained; maintaining; maintains.
maintainer main·tain·er (mān-tā'nər)
A device used to hold or keep teeth in a given position.
The female counterpart of machismo: Machisma, Women, and Daring (1970s+)