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  1. cricket a full-pitched ball bowled at the batsman's head
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Examples from the Web for beamer

Historical Examples of beamer

  • Nelson toned down the volume of his beamer and fired at a fence post.

    The Happy Man

    Gerald Wilburn Page

  • Dimly he saw himself, faceless, a beamer gripped tight on one hand, a corpse at his feet.

  • Beamer joined the company at its organization, and was made 2nd Corporal March 7, '63.

  • Faults in quality or mistakes made in the spinning-room are often credited to the winder, beamer or reeler.