dweller

Definitions

  • HOMES OF CLIFF DWELLERS
    HOMES OF CLIFF DWELLERS
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dweller a person who inhabits a particular place
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Additional illustrations & photos:

SKULLS OF CLIFF DWELLERS SKULLS OF CLIFF DWELLERS
RELICS OF CLIFF DWELLERS RELICS OF CLIFF DWELLERS

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The oldest musical instrument is probably the flute. It's been discovered that primitive cave dwellers made an instrument from bamboo or some other small hollow wood.
    • n Dweller An inhabitant; a resident; as, a cave dweller . "Dwellers at Jerusalem."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: City dwellers have longer, thicker, denser nose hairs than country folks do.
    • n dweller An inhabitant; a resident of some continuance in a place.
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Quotations

  • Walter Bagehot
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    “A slight daily unconscious luxury is hardly ever wanting to the dwellers in civilization; like the gentle air of a genial climate, it is a perpetual minute enjoyment.”

Usage

In literature:

The "Cave Dweller" letter, could it be shown to be in Flechter's penmanship, seemed to fix the crime on the violin dealer.
"True Stories of Crime From the District Attorney's Office" by Arthur Train
To dwellers in a barren land like yours how can I describe them?
"Hindu Literature" by Epiphanius Wilson
The dwellers on the lake occupied the post of honor at the head of the room, just beyond the expensive casket.
"The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories" by Gertrude Atherton
Few dwellers in Europe or America know anything about them.
"White Shadows in the South Seas" by Frederick O'Brien
Sat the rock-dweller glad as a child, much like the son of Miskorblindi.
"The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson" by Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson
She was still frankly a dweller on the neutral ground.
"Love Stories" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
And this will ensure the welfare of the worlds, of the Rishis, and of the dwellers in heaven.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
Therefore, hear ye dwellers of heaven, this is my resolution.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
Homage to thee, O dweller in thy boat.
"The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians" by E. A. Wallis Budge
When your country cousins come to town, the noise of a passing car will awaken them, though it seldom affects a seasoned city dweller.
"The Art of Public Speaking" by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
Are these cave-dwellers related to the ancient cliff-dwellers in the southwestern part of the United States and northern Mexico?
"Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Carl Lumholtz
The cave dwellers left their holes and flaunted in the light of day.
"Ladysmith" by H. W. Nevinson
His delight was to be among water dwellers.
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
One prominent feature in the history of these lake dwellers is their gradual advance in the arts of civilization.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 711, August 17, 1889" by Various
As for the Lithemen and the dwellers by Rangriver, they came in a great body to the Thing.
"The story of Burnt Njal" by Anonymous
It seemed as if all the Strong Woods dwellers were going to the love dance, too, and, I remember, Ojistoh began to feel afraid.
"The Drama of the Forests" by Arthur Heming
The dwellers in the hut in the Ice Valley had vanished without leaving a trace behind them.
"The Poor Plutocrats" by Maurus Jókai
His journey through those heights was awkward and he sweated and cringed when he disturbed vocal treetop dwellers.
"Star Hunter" by Andre Alice Norton
Perhaps few narratives in History or Mythology are more significant than that Moslem one, of Moses and the Dwellers by the Dead Sea.
"Past and Present" by Thomas Carlyle
The dwellers in the Mesa Verde were more fortunate even than their fellow pueblo dwellers.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
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In poetry:

Well, let them fight for honour's breath,
Or pleasure's shade pursue—
The dweller in the land of death
Is changed and careless too.
"Song" by Emily Jane Bronte
Long as, on Freedom's natal morn,
Shall ring the Independence bells,
Give to thy dwellers yet unborn
The lesson which his image tells.
"One Of The Signers" by John Greenleaf Whittier
O dwellers by the Merrimac,
The heirs of centuries at your back,
Still reaping where you have not sown,
A broader field is now your own.
"Haverhill" by John Greenleaf Whittier
From the doomed dwellers in the cleft
The bow of vengeance turns not back;
Of all her myriads none are left
Along the Wady Mousa's track.
""The Rock" In El Ghor" by John Greenleaf Whittier
A shade came o'er the eternal bliss
That fills the dwellers of the skies;
Even stony-hearted Nemesis,
And Rhadamanthus, wiped their eyes.
"Love and Folly" by William Cullen Bryant
Oh! fragrant dwellers of the lea,
When first the wild wood rings
With each sound of vernal minstrelsy,
When fresh the green grass springs!
"Cowslips" by Mary Botham Howitt

In news:

Raptors' future doesn't look bad compared to other NBA basement dwellers.
"Island Life," by Steve Barton, captures the casual lifestyle of island-dwellers.
Winemaking, too, has long been part of the Oregon landscape, but for city dwellers, the process still holds an air of mystery.
During her two decades living in Houston, Caroline Oliver, like any urban dweller, frequently encountered people in the streets asking for money.
The National Guard arrived in Hoboken, NJ on Wednesday to rescue apartment dwellers who had been trapped since the storm began.
The Hive Dwellers at Skylab.
Calvin Johnson of the Hive Dwellers: "Any excuse not to play a rock club, I'm there".
Weekend's Best Live Music Bets: The Autumn Film, Wovenhand, the Hive Dwellers and more.
The Worldwatch Institute reports that a growing number of US city-dwellers are raising their own chickens, often in defiance of local ordinances.
This is great news for you Beaumont inner city dwellers.
But what distinguishes the Red Sox and the Phillies from their fellow basement-dwellers (aside from recent World Series titles) is that Boston and Philadelphia are competitive teams.
Higher levels of education, more women and urban dwellers entering the work force and smaller families were among the factors, according to a World Bank report released Tuesday.
A beach dweller ran up to Lopez's lifeguard post to alert him that a man was drowning.
Author sheds light on dwellers of the dark.
Maritime Gloucester's aquarium is home to a variety of local sea dwellers and often has a rotating array of creatures that they display and then release back to the ocean.
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In science:

Now in two ways the poor people tackle this situation. Either they throw the child in river or burry it after killing it or throw the child in the dustbin if they are city dwellers. Some just keep them in the house in the backyard and attend the child whenever they get time.
Mathematical Analysis of the Problems faced by the People With Disabilities (PWDs)
T=300K. It is well known that in real devices huge majority of the excitable dwellers of any laser are sitting on the ground at TdE. Closeness of η to unity makes all frequencies within the practical IR-UV range almost degenerated thermodynamically. The pumping force drives the laser system out of TdE.
Discrete Thermodynamics of Chemical Equilibria
Finally, the graphical representation discloses that for both the countries of India and China, the comparatively higher ranked cities have disproportionately more dwellers compared to rather lower ranked ones.
City Size Distributions For India and China
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