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synonyms for sapper

  • prospector
  • collier
  • dredger
  • excavator
See also synonyms for: sappers
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How to use sapper in a sentence

But the stage was set again; the curtain had risen; the watcher on Sapper's Hill had heralded the last act.
THE HEROIC RECORD OF THE BRITISH NAVYARCHIBALD HURD
Although rainfall data are not available for Chinaj and Toocog, there are records for nearby stations (Sapper, 1932).
AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF THE RAINFORESTS OF SOUTHERN EL PETEN, GUATEMALAWILLIAM E. DUELLMAN
He was a self-educated-man; he had formerly been a sapper and he was one of the best and handiest working engineers alive.
TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
"Captain wants to speak to you, sir," came the voice of the sapper from under the tarpaulin.
FROM CAPETOWN TO LADYSMITHG. W. STEEVENS
Down dives the sapper, and presently his face reappears, with "Headquarters to speak to you, sir."
FROM CAPETOWN TO LADYSMITHG. W. STEEVENS
The corporal wanted the sapper to stand up exposed on the ramparts, while he handed him up some baskets from below.
CHATTERBOX, 1906VARIOUS
A sapper who reached the trench set out alone to bomb his way along it.
THE CHILDRENS' STORY OF THE WAR, VOLUME 4 (OF 10)JAMES EDWARD PARROTT
Many of the doors bore marks of having been broken through by the crowbar, or the hatchet of the sapper.
WITH AN AMBULANCE DURING THE FRANCO-GERMAN WARCHARLES EDWARD RYAN
We christened the vessel The Sapper, and I painted the name on the side.
NARRATIVE OF THE MARCH OF CO. A, ENGINEERS FROM FORT LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS, TO FORT BRIDGER, UTAH, AND RETURNWILLIAM P. SEVILLE
A sapper coming fresh from this scene of horror, unable to rid himself of the soul-sickening memory of it, gave me these details.
'NEATH VERDUN, AUGUST-OCTOBER, 1914MAURICE GENEVOIX
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SAPPER

  • collier
  • dredger
  • excavator
  • prospector
  • sapper
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.