belcher


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belcher

(ˈbɛltʃə)
n
a person who belchesa handkerchief worn around the neck
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appointed Jonathan Belcher to be governor of Massachusetts in place of the deceased Governor Burner.
Wherefore, as Governor Belcher was fond of splendor, he employed a skilful artist to beautify the chair.
There was not much to interest the children in what happened during the years that Governor Belcher remained in the chair.
The remainder of Governor Belcher's term of office was principally taken up in endeavoring to settle the currency.
Finally the people suspected that Governor Belcher was secretly endeavoring to establish the Episcopal mode of worship in the provinces.
Belcher! an Belcher come here, I'll belch him: I am not afraid of a devil.
Once, during Governor Belcher's administration, Mr.
Shall I be a convict in a felt hat and a grey suit, trotting about a dockyard with my number neatly embroidered on my uniform, and the order of the garter on my leg, restrained from chafing my ankle by a twisted belcher handkerchief?
"If I find the young un, I'll bring him on to Cincinnati, and leave him at Granny Belcher's, on the landing," said Loker.
He had a brown hat on his head, and a dirty belcher handkerchief round his neck: with the long frayed ends of which he smeared the beer from his face as he spoke.
Sid Wallace Founder, Friends of Colonel Belcher Society (FOCBS) Calgary
LSE Consulting CEO Phil Belcher said, "Our survey shows that most sales departments feel they are the only department contributing to sales and most other departments are unaware of what they need to do to contribute to the sales effort.