from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In surgery, a repositor.
  • noun A depositor.


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  • My papyro-positor, as it is to be called, was not attached to the machine when it began to write, and consequently the sheets had not been gathered up as they would have been had that been the case, but had dropped off as they were written, and were lying loosely scattered on the floor and the table, just where they had happened to fall as they had reeled off from the type-writer.

    The Strange Tale of a Type-Writer

  • I suspect that _deorum_ is correct, the sense of the passage being close to that of _Fast_ II 63-64 'templorum positor, templorum sancte repostor,/sit superis opto mutua cura tui'; but what originally stood in place of _uotum_ is not clear.

    The Last Poems of Ovid

  • When glass is used, there is no risk that the bed moth will find a place in which she can insert her ovi-positor and lay her eggs.

    Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee A Bee Keeper's Manual

  • The great British physicist, Paul Dirac, Nobeler and positron positor,was born 109 years ago today.

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  • He was esteemed an able ex - positor of the scripture.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

  • The savings de - positor who puts his money in any institution authorized by our laws to receive savings deposits, whether savings bank, trust company or foreign bank, should know that in every authorized place of deposit his savings are subject to exactly the same protection and invested in exactly the same manner which nearly a century of experience has shown to be peculiarly wise and secure.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • In case the warehouseman refuses or fails to deliver the goods in compliance with a demand by the holder or de - positor so accomiDanied, the burden shall be upon the warehouseman to establish the existence of a lawful excuse for such refusal.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • _positor_, where they remained for fourteen days after I was liberated from prison.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 07

  • § 4o! positor who for the six months last preceding has not been entitled to a dividend on the whole amount standing to his credit because the same exceeds the amount on which interest is allowed, specifying the amount not entitled to dividend.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court


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