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Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. supporters

    Circular knee-timbers placed under the cat-heads for their support and security.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. supporters

    In heraldry, figures placed on each side of an armorial shield, as it were to support it. They seem to have been, in their origin, a purely decorative invention of mediæval seal-engravers, often, however, bearing allusion to the arms or descent of the bearer; but in the course of time their use came to be regulated by authority, and they were considered indicative that the bearer was the head of a family of eminence or distinction. The most usual supporters are animals, real or fabulous; but men in armor are also frequent, and savages, or naked men, often represented with clubs, and wreathed about the head and middle. There are occasional instances of inanimate supporters. On early seals, a single supporter is not unfrequent, and instances are particularly common of the escutcheon being placed on the breast of an eagle displayed. The common rule, however, has been to have a supporter on each side of the shield. The dexter supporter is very often repeated on the sinister side; but the two supporters are in many cases different; when the bearer represents two different families, it is not unusual for a supporter to be adopted from the achievement of each.

Editors Contribution

  1. supporters

    Plural form of supporter.

    The supporters of the local football team all turned up to watch the sem-final game and cheered from the stands with joy everytime their team scored.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 29, 2016  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'supporters' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2764

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'supporters' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3785

Anagrams for supporters »

  1. superports, supersport

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of supporters in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of supporters in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of supporters in a Sentence

  1. District Attorney Seth Williams:

    I hope that all of us can learn and grow from this horrible incident and be inspired by these two courageous victims, the solidarity of the LGBTQ community and their thousands of supporters and advocates.

  2. Patrick Murray:

    Given the way Iowa's Democratic caucuses work, Clinton could start the night with more supporters, but Sanders could win the delegate count.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Supporters to the social media post of sycophant are like most poisonous serpents tucked inside his/her pant only.

  4. Will Pierce:

    I'm thrilled that Josh is joining Draft Biden, biden supporters across the country know how close he was to Beau and his family. Josh joining the Draft Biden effort only increases the seriousness nature of what to date has been an enormously successful effort.

  5. David Wilcox:

    Somebody yelled, ‘That’s one of those white boy Trump supporters,’ i said, what does that have to do with this? We’re talking about insurance here.

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