from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A contriver; an inventor; one who makes engines.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A contriver; an inventor; a contriver of engines.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An engineer; one who manages a military engine.
- n. A skilful contriver; an artful or ingenious deviser.
If the petard went off prematurely, then the sapper (military engineer; Shakespeare's "enginer") who planted it would be hurled into the air by the explosion.
Another Iraqi, Mohammed Ghaleb Nasser, an enginer from the northern city of Mosul said, "If they are afraid about their diplomats being attacked in Iraq, then they can take them out of the country."
I feel some Shakespeare coming on: For 'tis the sport to have the enginer
For tis the sport to have the enginer Hoist with his owne petar
Ai haz some possible carpenter/enginer teem coming to desine an bild for material costs awn windy-day, iz nawt sure ware teh money for lumbar will come from. but haz tried so long tew get him healfy, will find it somewhere!
Well, the enginer was truly hoist by his own petard -- even given the kack-handed way I wound up grilling it on a freezing cold grill in 30-degree weather, so it never actually, you know, seared it was perhaps the fifth-best steak I've ever eaten.
These days, people either set their Home page to a search enginer or their favourite news site.
It is certain that large modern ships take in deeper water at the enginer intake.
QUOTATION: For t is the sport to have the enginer
Sport an hour with beauty's chain, 525. not worth the candle, 206. of bear-baiting gave offence, 593. of every wind, 314. that wrinkled care derides, 248. to have the enginer, 141. with Amaryllis in the shade, 247. would be as tedious as to work, 83.