- Also called life bird . a species of bird not seen previously and that will therefore be added to the bird watcher's life list.
- the sighting of a bird of a previously unseen species: It seems like forever since I've had a lifer!
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Some cowboy lifers insist on synthetic fill, since it will dry quicker and even insulate in the event of unexpected rain—you know, a primary reason you have a tent at all—while others prefer the compression and breathability of down.
In a sense, Staley is the new VanDerveer, a coaching lifer who will influence generations.Twenty-five years ago, the U.S. women won basketball gold and established a legacy|Jerry Brewer|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
Maryland governors paroled between 25 and 92 lifers in their terms from 1969 to 1995.Lawsuit settlement changes Maryland parole system for those sentenced to life as juveniles|Emily Davies|March 10, 2021|Washington Post
Ligon broke every unenviable record, becoming the nation’s oldest, longest-serving juvenile lifer.
Among his advocates was John Pace, 52, a former juvenile lifer who knew Ligon for two decades in Graterford prison.
Plus, Scarborough still has credibility on the right of the GOP as a pro-lifer and good friend of Erick Erickson.
The report reveals some disturbing trends in the current lifer prison population, Nellis says.
But that means a significant portion of the lifer population is behind bars for a non-homicide, Nellis points out.
It was so important that journalists found it fitting to ask every pro-lifer in their path to discuss it.Why I Didn't Write About Gosnell's Trial--And Why I Should Have|Megan McArdle|April 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As the PA prison system awaits its newest lifer, here are eight fun facts.Jerry Sandusky Sentenced: Eight Facts About Pennsylvania Prisons|Abby Haglage|October 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There is a lifer here in Folsom, Matthew Davies, of old pioneer stock, who is trusty of the scaffold and execution chamber.
When this old lifer was a child there was much talk in his family of the Mountain Meadows Massacre.
These cases are virtually hopeless, and are little less pitiable than that of the “lifer” in a prison.Habits that Handicap|Charles B. Towns
Up the beach we chased, and dragged out the boat we called our ‘Lifer.’The Motor Girls on Crystal Bay|Margaret Penrose
The djinn was in for a lifer, and was immortal; so thought Challis to himself.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan