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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of cypher.


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  • I am not sure if this is a new and rather cyphered piece of advice on how to improve the company.

    Ann Aguirre » Blog Archive » May You Live in Interesting Times.

  • The worst class of sum worked in the every – day world is cyphered by the diseased arithmeticians who are always in the rule of Subtraction as to the merits and successes of others, and never in Addition as to their own.

    Little Dorrit

  • Matt is so good at cypherin ', he out cyphered Cypher (he of Ann Arbor mid-level hobo fame, not the American Gladiator) one cool (as in hep) night at the Pirate House ..

    joegood Diary Entry

  • He had just de - cyphered a long signal and he handed a signal pad to Langsdorff.

    Graf Spee

  • There was Abram Colwell, who gloried in never having cyphered beyond the rule of three, or read any book but his almanac through; but who was upright as an oak; shrewd as a black fox; hearty as a beaver, and jocund as a jay.

    Summerfield or, Life on a Farm

  • While on the road he sent a cyphered dispatch to Prince Cariati, his Minister at Vienna, in which he informs him that he hopes to be at Naples on the 4th of this month: that he burns with desire to revenge himself of [_sic_] all the injuries he has received from Bonaparte, and to connect himself with the cause of the allies in contending for a just and stable peace.

    The Life of Napoleon I (Volume 2 of 2)

  • By nagging at the Attache, and by keeping that dapper young gentleman's nose pretty close to the grindstone, I got the first telegram cyphered and dispatched by 10 a.m.; the answers arrived about 4 p.m.

    The Days Before Yesterday

  • It can be cyphered out readily that there should be money in sugar-raising at this rate, especially as a crop is to be obtained in one year, and the cane, so I get it from the best authority, does not require replanting for years, a new growth springing up every season from the old stumps.

    The Liberian Exodus. An Account of Voyage of the First Emigrants in the Bark "Azor," and Their Reception at Monrovia, with a Description of Liberia--Its Customs and Civilization, Romances and Prospects.

  • Life yet lives so strong in the cyphered pages; all the colour, all the mirth, all the little troubles and sins, and vows, they are so real they might be of yesterday or to-day, but the end of them came nigh two hundred years ago.

    Lost Leaders

  • The book has been microscopically examined by Baconians, hunting for cyphered messages from their idol in italics, capital letters, misprints, and everywhere.

    Shakespeare, Bacon, and the Great Unknown


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