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synonyms for sappers

  • prospector
  • collier
  • dredger
  • excavator
  • sapper
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How to use sappers in a sentence

Then over went the Sappers, whilst I flew off to see that our own men did not fire on them.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
The camp was occupied by the Rifles and Sappers and Miners, within three miles of the village.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
The Sappers were engaged fitting up horse-boxes on board the transports.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
General D'Aguilar withdrew the troops, except a company of sappers, and the light company of the 18th royal regiment of the line.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Up and down the Chickahominy our army would have been tin soldiers but for our sappers and miners.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
The third was, that the sappers were not employed to raise a breastwork for the protection of the troops.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXVIII. FEBRUARY, 1843. VOL. LIII.VARIOUS
My interpreter and two of the sappers gave it up before this, but I and the other, Corporal Fisher, held on.
THE LIFE OF GORDON, VOLUME IDEMETRIUS CHARLES BOULGER
Pombal was exactly the tool these sappers of every public and private virtue wanted.
WANDERINGS IN SOUTH AMERICACHARLES WATERTON
A young Scotchman and myself were the next ones called, and we represented the sappers.
INTO THE JAWS OF DEATHJACK O'BRIEN
Bombing parties and sappers now went forward, but almost all of them were shot down.
THE CHILDRENS' STORY OF THE WAR, VOLUME 4 (OF 10)JAMES EDWARD PARROTT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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