The piercer is now withdrawn, which leaves in its place, a channel through which fire may be conveyed to the charge.
They were not long about beginning, and Mars piercer of shields opened the battle.
Into the side of the cartridge, a small cylindrical spindle or piercer is pushed.
She was called Jigerdilla, which signifies "the piercer of hearts."
"It must be a piercer if it finds its way through your heart," said Mr. Sikes.
The thread is waved by bending it round the pointed end of a piercer just before fixing down.
It must be a piercer if it finds its way through your heart, said Mr. Sikes.
The injury it does to our orchards is effected by its piercer in depositing its eggs, causing twigs to break and fall off.
The chief enemy of the young oyster is a species of whelk, known in France as the bigourneau, dog whelk, or piercer.
late 13c. "make a hole in; force one's way through," from Anglo-French perser, Old French percier "pierce, transfix, drive through" (12c., Modern French percer), probably from Vulgar Latin *pertusiare, frequentative of Latin pertusus, past participle of pertundere "to thrust or bore through," from per- "through" (see per) + tundere "to beat, pound," from PIE *tund-, from root *(s)teu- "to push, strike, knock, beat, thrust" (see obtuse). Related: Pierced; piercing.