Knowing thee to be such, the subduer himself of Paka will come to beg of thee thy ear-rings and coat of mail.
Thereby intimating his opinion that the subduer was still in the future, by whom Maud's peace of mind was to be imperilled.
One evening a "domidor" (a subduer of horses) came for the purpose of breaking-in some colts.
His hot breath strikes the face of his subduer, who has already seized him with both hands by the horns.
And that subduer of passions was surrounded by his principal counsellors in order of precedence.
As a great wave rolleth in majesty to the shore, so advanced the warrior ships of Chylde Wynde, the subduer of heroes.
He is dramatic, powerful, a maker of storms, a subduer of tempests; but his speech is the speech of a self-centered egotist.
late 14c., "to conquer," from Old French souduire "deceive, seduce," from Latin subducere "draw, lead away, withdraw" (see subduce). The sense seems to have been taken in Anglo-French from Latin subdere. Subduct in the sense of "subtract" is from 1570s. Related: Subdued; subduing.