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  • noun Plural form of stabler.


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  • Ship-masters, innkeepers, and stablers, were responsible for the luggage and effects of travellers intrusted to their care, which policy is now adopted in both Europe and America, on the ground that if they were not held strictly to their charge, being not a very reputable class of men in ancient times, they might be in league with thieves.

    The Old Roman World, : the Grandeur and Failure of Its Civilization. John Lord 1852

  • They appear to be busy men, these stablers, yet have a lounging way with them, as if indolence were somehow diffused through their natures.

    Passages from the American Notebooks, Volume 2. Nathaniel Hawthorne 1834


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