- Sidney,1842–81, U.S. poet and literary scholar.
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Examples from the Web for lanier
Funny, gaining the attention of passersby like Lanier is exactly why organizers fought so hard to host this rally where they did.Gun Rights Advocates Descend on the Alamo for a Well-Armed Gun Rally
October 19, 2013
Lanier suggested that the incident was not the result of somebody mistakenly driving into a barricade and then panicking.What Pushed Miriam Carey to a Capitol Hill Tragedy?
October 4, 2013
Lanier has since said the white male has been identified and is no longer considered a suspect.13 People Dead in Washington Navy Yard Shooting
Ben Jacobs, Miranda Green
September 16, 2013
The gun went off, shooting Lanier in the leg, Sebring police said.Another 'Responsible Gun Owner'
February 27, 2013
Lanier has spent her entire law-enforcement career with the Metropolitan Police Department, beginning in 1990.2012 Summit: Who's On Stage
March 6, 2012
Mr. Lanier, tell all you know, to be made more definite later.
The elder Lanier has business there, and will be pleased to accompany Sir Charles.
Mr. Lanier, I am so sorry to say that I never can become your wife.
Suggestions that could come only from Lanier treachery startle him.
Thwarted here, Lanier craft resorts to most plausible shift.
Word Origin and History for lanier
surname, from Old French lainier "wool-monger," from Latin lana "wool" (see wool).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper