• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Preyer One who, or that which, preys; a plunderer; a waster; a devourer.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n preyer One who or that which preys; a plunderer; a waster; a devourer.
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In literature:

PREYER, W., letter to.
"The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)" by Charles Darwin
The latter are first shown by grasping at objects, which took place in Preyer's child during the nineteenth week.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 358, November 11, 1882" by Various
About 1860 she became the pupil of Herr Johan Wilhelm Preyer, the well-known painter of still-life, fruit, and flowers.
"Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D." by Clara Erskine Clement
Preyer says that it is years before voluntary inhibitions of grasping become possible.
"Study of Child Life" by Marion Foster Washburne
By W. PREYER, Professor of Physiology in Jena.
"The Mind of the Child, Part II" by W. Preyer
Preyer, 136, 146, 153.
"The Theories of Darwin and Their Relation to Philosophy, Religion, and Morality" by Rudolf Schmid
PREYER, W. Telepathie und Geisterseherei in England.
"Clever Hans" by Oskar Pfungst
PREYER, Dr., on supernumerary mammae in women, i.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex" by Charles Darwin
Preyer, certainly the most exquisite of modern flower painters.
"Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad with Tales and Miscellanies Now First Collected" by Anna Jameson
Professor Preyer gives nineteen months as the date at which his boy surmounted his timidity.
"Children's Ways" by James Sully

In news:

TARBORO — Elizabeth Judd Andrews and Britt Armfield Preyer , Jr were united in marriage on December 31, 2011 at eight o'clock in the evening at Saint Mary's Chapel in Raleigh.
Someone said this was possibly an indoor tennis court owned by the Preyer family.
Like other student-oriented theatres, Crafton-Preyer Theatre on the campus of the University of Kansas in Lawrence strives to be accessible to aspiring thespians, the student body, alumni, and the public.